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Ready to brave the cold Derwent waters?

Calling the fearless, water loving & slightly bonkers.

The DASAC Annual Boxing Day Raft Event held on the River Derwent in Matlock, Derbyshire. It's in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute. Stating at Cawdor Quarry in Matlock finishing at Cromford Meadows.

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Raised Over
100k

for the RNLI

It's the
56th

Event

Over
50

Home made rafts

Over
400

Participants
(most somewhat bonkers)

Previous Boxing Day Raft Races

Raft Gallery

Brands Behind Us

Our Great Sponsors

Every year we have many small and large local businesses sponsors the event. Each sponsor gets advertised on this website with a direct link, social media and also on posters and banners in and around Matlock.

Become A Sponser