Just like many other maritime institutions in Denmark, Nul-Kryds has the proud tradition to show the old classical movie ‘SS Martha’ once a year. This is one of the main social events of the association and it enables both current and former students to network. It also helps integrating the maritime exchange students in the student environment outside classes.
The event takes place on the second Saturday of June where the traditional Paper Boat Competition initiated the festivities early in the afternoon. The participants competes on constructing a vessel with the highest lightweight to deadweight ratio and abide by following rules:
- The lightweight boat must be less than 10.00 grams
- The ratio of length to breadth must be larger than 2
- The midship section coefficient must be less than 0.95 for all draughts
- The half angle of entrance of the bow must be less than 30° at all draughts
Afterwards the great movie M/S Martha are watched (with English subtitles so the exchange students could enjoy it as well).
Then a barbeque followes with social activities where everybody has a chance to talk to each other in a casual atmosphere.