Cordless Challenge for Lake Union?

by John MacBeath Watkins

I've broached the idea of a Cordless Challenge, an event where people build boats to use a cordless drill for powering vessels that race against each other.

The event started in England:

So at some point in the not-to-distant future, I'll be meeting with Dick Wagner and some other miscreants from the Center for Wooden Boats to see how we might make this happen at the next Seattle Wooden Boat Festival.

Anybody out there want to come? The time and date of the meeting is not yet set.