Arcadian Surf Club Great Inflatable Race


Get your friends together, grab an inflatable toy, raft, boat, pineapple or anything that will float, dress up in whatever fancy dress you like, and set off in Arcadian Surf Club's 'Great Inflatable Race'!!

A part of the 2023 SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week's Townsville Airport Father's Day at Picnic Bay event, the 'Great Inflatable Race' will set off along two courses, a shorter one for children aged 13 years and under (young children must be accompanied by an adult) and a longer course for everyone else, around and under the iconic Picnic Bay Jetty.

There will be great prizes for the winner of each category listed below, as well as best dressed individual and best dressed team. So get those costumes sorted now!

Entry categories and fees are as follows:

  • Individual Child up to the age of 13 (young children must be accompanied by an adult) - $5.00 each (Accompanying adult free of charge)
  • Individual Teens/Adults aged 14 years and over - $10.00 each
  • Teams - two or more participants up to a max of 10 - $15.00 per team

Registrations on the beach will open at 10am and the race will start at approx. 11am.

There will be an 'Inflation Station' set up on the day to inflate your race "craft" and we'll also have some spare inflatables to purchase if you don't want to bring one along.

Book your tickets now to compete in the "Great Inflatable Race" and get those costumes and craft sorted! 

By taking part in this fun event you will also be supporting your local lifesavers, who provide our community with safe beaches via volunteer patrols, youth education programs, water safety services for community sporting events and surf lifesaving training courses, so THANK YOU!!

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