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The raft race is held every year in June/July as part of the Edinburgh Canal Festival. The race takes place in the Lochrin Basin at the end of the canal in Fountainbridge.
Hacklab has entered every year since 2011.
2011 - 4-person raft based on 6 gym balls.
2012 - 2-person pedal powered craft with gym balls for buoyancy. Winner of Daftest Raft award!
2013 - 4-person vessel constructed from PVC tubes. First place winners!
2014 - 3-person vessel constructed from polystyrene sheet and PVC tubes. [First place winners, I think]