SCHOONER WHARF MINIMAL REGATTA
Calling All Boat Boat Builders and Would-Be Ship Wrights
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are limited, but the creativity is endless at Schooner Wharf Bar on
Sunday, May 30 for the 19th Annual Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta.
Each 6 member team must build a boat seaworthy enough to stay afloat for
the entire race course in the Key West Bight in front of Schooner Wharf.
The catch---the boats are made of plywood, fasteners, duct tape, and 2' x
Minimal Regatta Construction Rules:
1. One sheet of 4' x 8' x 1/4" plywood
2. Two 2"x 4" 8'
3. One pound of fasteners
4. One roll of 2" x 60 yard duct tape
5. No caulking or adhesives - Epoxy paint is permitted
6. Painting of boats is optional
Construction kits can be bought at co-sponsor Manley de
Boer on Eaton Street at a “minimal” price.
are two categories of “Minimal Vessels” -- Kayak/Canoe Design & Open
Design. Competitors will win prizes in each design group for Fastest - 1st
& 2nd Place. Other prizes are awarded for the Most Creative Design - 1st &
2nd Place, Best Paint Job, Best Costumed Entry, Sportsmanship Award, and
Whether you're a participant or a spectator, it’s a memorable Memorial Day
weekend with Captain Morgan & Corona drink specials, live music with
Michael McCloud & Friends from noon till 6 p.m. and Calypso Latin Party
from 7 till midnight. Enjoy a great Memorial Day BBQ and lots of laughs at
the craziest regatta you've ever seen.
Pick up your entry form at Schooner Wharf Bar today!