10 images of the Beer Can Regatta

It was wild, it was wet and there were plenty of beer cans, although no doubt many in the crowd regretted they were empty. But still that’s the whole idea of the Darwin’s annual beer can regatta – to use as many cans as you can to make a boat and keep it afloat.

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Bring your stubbies – Darwin beer can regatta July 15

Pic: beercanregatta.org.au

Ever had too many beer cans and didn’t know what to do with them?

Well the people of Darwin have faced such a problem but they overcame it by building boats from the cans and racing them down the river.

They’ve been doing it ever since and it’s now become an annual festival known as the Darwin Beer Can Regatta.

The 2012 date is fast approaching on July 15. Check it out! Continue reading