Average times are 2 ½ to 3 hours (depending on the wind speed and direction) Spectators are welcome to cheer on the boats at the start and on completion of the race in St Fillans where entrants will be treated to a warming meal whilst the winning teams will be presented with their prizes. For more information visit the St Fillans website at -:
This splendid event has raised some £65,000 for charity since it started some 12 or 13 years ago with the crews nominating their own charity for sponsorship. Free to spectators, the Race cost £80 for participating boats.
If you are staying in central Scotland in one of our self-catering holiday cottages next weekend why not go along and support the entrants and join in the atmosphere of what promises to be a great family day out.