Our Wild and Wacky “BAGM Redneck Regatta” Homemade boat race is on Saturday at 2pm. Get creative with duct tape, glue, cardboard and spray paint…and design a trophy-winning cardboard cruiser…that hopefully floats! Official Rules 1. Allowable building materials include cardboard (including “sonotubes”), wood glue, duct tape or packing tape and spray paint. Nothing else! 2. If any other materials are used boats may (or may not) still be allowed to participate at the judges’ discretion. However, the judges may REMOVE any portion or portions of the boat deemed illegal. If that means you have a huge hole in your boat, and it sinks… too bad. 3. Teams will consist of 2 members. Both must be over the age of 18. Both members of the team must be INSIDE the boat for the duration of the Regatta. 4. Both team members must provide and WEAR personal floatation devices (pfd’s) for the duration of the competition. 5. Each team member may use one standard commercial (store bought) oar or paddle for propelling the vessel. These may be made of any material. No form of “powered” propulsion will be allowed. The vessel must be human powered. 6. Prizes , including “Trailer Park Fabulous” trophies will be awarded for fastest completion of the race course, one overall award for best design/theme, and one overall “Titanic” award for the most dramatic sinking. 7. This year’s course will be more challenging and longer than it was last year, make sure your vessel is up to the challenge! 8. All judges decisions on inspections, determining race winners and design/sinking awards are final and at the sole discretion of those judges.
The Redneck Regatta is sponsored by Bay Area Granite and Marble
And the Titanic Award for the “Most Spectacular Sinking” goes to…..the Desert Vet Tribute, piloted by Amy and Casey. Even after their boat flipped upside down, they climbed back on, finishing the race with one boater on the top…or uh bottom…of the boat using her oar and the other boater in the water pushing the boat back in!
Best Design award went to the “Dirty Oar” Award for the fastest time: Matt Laabs & Michelle Pigeon piloted by Jared Reinheimer & Mitch Zimmerman