Sika Corporation proudly announces the continued sponsorship of its Sikaflex® Challenge Cup Build-a-Boat events throughout the 2014 summer months.  These fun events challenge 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 2014 summer schedule is listed below:


2014 Sikaflex® Challenge Cup Schedule

  • Norfolk Boat Building Challenge - Harborfest - June 7-8 Norfolk, VA
  • Canal Fest of the Tonawanda’s - July 13-19 Tonawanda, NY
  • Door County Maritime Museum - August 2-3 Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Port Jefferson Old Home Week - August 16-17 Long Island, NY
  • Windjammer Festival -August 30-31 Camden, ME