Bathtubbing

The unusual sport of racing in bathtubs, called bathtubbing, has been around for along time. There are many variations, and there appears to be a few World Championships held around the world. The bath tub can be either propelled by a motor, or paddled like a canoe.

One such event had the following races:

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The Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society organizes an event that was first held in 1967, in which motor powered bathtubs race over a 36 mile course. The first event was mayhem on the water, which resulted in rules being put in place to limit the horsepower of the boats (baths).

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