Paddlers Compete in Ledyard Cardboard Boat Regatta

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TheDay.com: Interns of varying ages from the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory and community members learned an important lesson on Sunday [August 2]: Simplicity often trumps flashiness.

In the first “cardboard regatta” sponsored by Ledyard Public Libraries and hosted on Highlands Lake [in Ledyard, CT], high school, college and graduate students took turns setting out in their handmade, cardboard-and-duct-tape boats. They were seeking titles in agility, speed and tonnage, or their boat’s ability to bear weight.

Read more about the Ledyard Cardboard Boat Regatta.