27 July 28 July 2024



The “Conches & Rigoles” association, founded in 1985, organizes the last weekend of July this endurance race in a traditional boat : a sporting and cultural event to try in the heart of the Green Venice, an Amazon in miniature!

The dates

  • Saturday July 27 and Sunday July 28, 2024

The 24 hours of the boat Saint-Hilaire-la-Palud

Association of conches and rills.

Over the course of a summer weekend, the convicts on the train compete day and night on a circuit of more than 2 kilometers with the winner being the crew which completes the most loops and whose record to beat is 72 laps. A real sports festival!
Un parade of Unidentified Floating Objects (UFO) made with recycled materials, water gamesgarage salesaperitif-concerts… punctuate this fun and sporting event. 

Did you know?

Le Poitevin marsh is crisscrossed by 8 kilometers of waterways, i.e. by 800 kilometers of primary network falling under the jurisdiction of the State via the Interdepartmental Institution of the Sèvre Niortaise Basin, by 1 kilometers of secondary network under the responsibility of the marsh unions and by 100 kilometers of tertiary network maintained by the owners of the property.

Association of conches and rills.

Good to know


  • Age : 18 years minimum
  • 4 competitors : 2 by 2 for teammate changes
  • Medical certificate required for each team member


  • 15€ per person
  • Two photos with your name written on the back
  • Allocation of team numbers will be done according to the order of arrival of the file

Departure Arrival

  • Saturday 27 July 2024 to 15 hours
  • Sunday 28 July 2024 to 15 hours

Presentation of the 24 hours of the boat!

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