Duct Tape Regatta

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
North Hero Village
3537 US Route 2
North Hero, VT 05474
Event Description: 
The 12th International Duct Tape Regatta returns to City Bay in North Hero Village on Saturday, August 5th. Registration and inspection begin at 9am. The races start at 10am. Plenty of water, laughs and ingenuity!! Don’t miss it! Contestants race their home-made boats from the North Hero House Beach to the Hero’s Welcome dock…a distance of approximately 600 ft. All ages are welcome! The boats may be any length, and any design…the crazier the better…but must be constructed from only 2 materials: Cardboard and Duct Tape. No staples, glue, metal, rubber, wood or resin…nothing else! There will be 7 Heats: Propulsion is limited to feet and hands, swim fins, single un-attached oars, canoe paddles and single or double kayak paddles. All racers must be wearing life vests. Register on Race Day, beginning at 9am. Registration Fee is just $10. per boat. Trophies for the Heat Winners, and for extraordinary victories, such as Biggest Wipe-Out, Most Creative Design, Most Effective Design, Most Determined Racers. . More information? info@heroswelcome.com or 802 598 3743,