The 51st Great World Championship Bathtub Race

Sunday, July 23rd 2017 - 11am start

Every year since 1967, the people of Nanaimo have hosted an epic ocean race known as the World Championship Bathtub Race.

With a mix of determination, luck and hard work dozens of teams from Vancouver Island and beyond compete each year for the glory of winning in their class. 

Our Vital Stats

58km Length of Race
100+ Number of Boats on the Water
1000+ Hours of Volunteer Work to Make it Happen