17 February 2012 / by Radmila Gurkova

Willy Wonker and a boat made of chocolate


A man in France made a boat 3.5m long boat out of chocolate and sailed it in a port in Northern France. The boat turned around two or three times and then broke apart.

It carried three passengers or sailors!

The boat weighed 1.2 tons and reached a speed of 15km/h.
It took a team 1.5 months to complete and eight hours a day = 400 hours to finish.
Also the world’s largest chocolate bar was created by UK chocolate company - Thornton’s to celebrate their 100th Birthday and weighed 5,792.5kg.

It measured 4 meters wide by 4 meters long. Very tasty!!!!


  • Do you eat too much chocolate?

  • Would you make anything from chocolate if you could?

  • Where is the best place in the world to buy chocolate?


Word Image Definition Example Listen
Boat Used in water I am going sailing in my boat Listen
Sailor A person adept at sailing He was such a bad sailor that he always traveled to Europe by plane. Listen
Broke To shatter, burst, or become broken; separate into parts or fragments, especially suddenly and violently The glass broke on the floor. Listen
Measured To find out the distance of something I need to measure the size of this window Listen
Tasty  Very good food. Chocolate cake is tasty Listen


Click here to learn about the different uses of 'made'

Click here to read about 'to win and 'to beat'


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