champakulam moolam boat race 2015
Date of Race: July 1st 2015
Champakulam Boat Race, Kerala is a traditional and annual snake boat race of Kerala. Champakulam Boat Race is conducted on the moolam nakshtram or star in the month of mithunam on the holy river pamba. Its one of the oldest and the most significant snake boat races in Kerala has history dating back to 1545 A.D and it directly associated with the Sree Krishna Temple at Ambalappuzha. The race is about 450 plus years old.

The winner team is presented the rajapramukhan trophy.



race schedule
snake boats

The length of the race course has been reduced from 1,350 metres to 1,000 metres.

heats 1

Champakulam | St George | vellamkulangara

heats 2
Karichal | ganeshan | anari

heats 3
Payipad | illikalam | devas

 

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Churulan boats, having only 30 oarsmen
Veppu boats: A grade boats have about 65 oarsmen
Iruttukuthi boats are known for its shape and can move at great speed

How to reach the venue:

Champakulam is 13 kms from kalarcode junction ( close to alappuzha town) towards changanacherry.


 


veppu A grade

palleripurakkal

Asha pullikakalam
Jay shot
venugopal

Udayamparambu

veppu B grade
punnalrapurakkal
chirammel thottukadavan

 

odi A grade

mamoodan

Munnuthycan

Dai No 1

Odi B grade


St sebastian
Sree guruvayoorappan
jalarani

churulan
velangadan

vengarayil puthenveedu
kuruparamban
kodimatha

 

 

   


 

 


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