Madison Heights, MI – Sika Corporation proudly announces the continued sponsorship of its Sikaflex® Challenge Cup Build-a-Boat program throughout the 2012 summer months.  This fun event challenges contestants to design, build and race a small boat utilizing limited plywood, lumber and only fast curing Sikaflex®-291 as the adhesive and sealant.

Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers in the actual sea trials.  The winner of the race receives the coveted Sikaflex® Challenge Cup.  Additionally, there are also trophies awarded for Best Design and Fastest Build.  Sika has continuously sponsored the Sikaflex® Challenge Cup Build-a-Boat contest for more than 20 years.  These events are a great showcase of Sika’s commitment to the Marine community.  The current 2012 schedule is listed below:

2012 Sikaflex® Challenge Cup Schedule

  • Beaufort Boatbuilding Challenge - May 5 Beaufort, NC
  • Canal Fest of the Tonawanda’s - July 15-21 Tonawanda, NY
  • Door County Maritime Museum - August 4-5 Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Port Jefferson Old Home Week - August 18-19 Long Island, NY
  • Windjammer Festival - Sept. 1 -4 Camden, ME