All Adrift


Whilst on a sailing holiday, an accident causes the boat to set on fire, with just enough time to grab a few items at hand – the team have to decide which items are top priority. Working together the team have to use their decision making skills and cooperation to prioritize the ten items listed.

Equipment Required:

  • 2 x team brief – item list (laminated onto A3)
  • 2 x score sheet (laminated onto A3)
  • Team ranking forms – enough for 1 per Challenger
  • Pens – enough for 1 per Challenger

Space Required: Small. Indoors or outdoors.
Group Size: 8 to 16.

Total Time: 40 minutes

  • 5 minutes to brief and set up
  • 25 minutes to rank
  • 10 minutes to review and debrief

Suggested Learning Outcomes

  • Communication
  • Decision making
  • Problem Solving
  • Time management

The full description and brief for All Adrift can be found in our eBook, The Team Building Activity Book. The eBook provides easy to follow, step by step instructions for leading the activity including full activity notes, challenger brief, score sheets, ranking forms, ranking explanations, challenge variations and review questions. The book also features 29 other team activities that guaranteed to inspire and motivate your team. Download it now.

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