When pristine lakes meet concrete less dense then water, an engineering tradition is born: a race for victory, powered by student ingenuity.

Welcome to the official website of the University of Waterloo Concrete Canoe Team, located at Canada’s premier institute for engineering.

Canoe Concept

Our journey begins as our hull design leads sketch out rough ideas for the canoe

Lighter than Water

The special concrete mix used for the canoe must be less dense then water so the canoe can float when totally submerged

Construction Season

Construction Season – Team members put in long hours to build the canoe formwork

Pouring 'Crete!

An 8-hour pour is required to cast the concrete and form our canoe!


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