Slide Show: Second annual Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race

06/26/2011 4:28 PM |

Thousands of people came to the banks of the Peconic River Sunday to see if boats made of cardboard and duct tape could, in fact, float during the second annual Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race. The answer: they absolutely can.

The afternoon started with a hula hoop competition followed by five cardboard boat races. The second annual event was organized by the Riverhead Business Improvement District.

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The results of the race are listed below:

Supervisors race

Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter vs Southampton Aupervisor Anna Throne Holst
Winner – Sean Walter

Youth regatta (12 and under)  – first heat

1st place: Wave Rage  – Greg Rosasco and Hayden Grill
2nd: Crayola Kids – Katelyn Zaneski and Emily Densieski
3rd: The Schwartzinator – C.J. Tyson, Shannon Hewlett, Sydney Sheren, Adam Sheren, Robert Kelly, Frankie Cooper

Youth regatta (12 and under)  – second heat

1st place: Archimedes – Ian and Jay Oxman and Johah Holderer
2nd place: NO – Kurt Sinclair, Michael Cavedal
3rd place: Time Cutter – Daniel Alhadeff, Dominic Osojonak

Yacht Club Regatta – Single Occupant

1st place: U.S.S. Riverhead News Review – Joseph Tumminello
2nd place: Little Gull – Linda J. Nemeth
3rd place: Castaway – Ed Langdon

Peconic River Pontoon Boats

1st place: Bottom of the Barrel – Captain Erik Bilca, Dave Smith, Jeremy Tocher, Josh, Patrick Clemente, Chris Scarduzio, Andrew McCarthy, and Mark Schumacher
2nd place: Victoria’s real Secret – Jim Kleven and Ben Cotteletta
3rd place: Team Chaos – Kara Cush, Ashley Dethlefsen

Grand National Regatta

1st place: Black Mamba – Kevin J. Tuthill, Rob T. Mullen, Ryan M. Barker
2nd place: USS Monitor -  Sal, Christian and Sal Calvagna
3d place: Big Red – Jack Tyniec, Olivie Tyniec, Ryan Tyniec

Vogue Award: Don Johnson – Jeff Amdrade and Dan Baione
Most Creative: Dragon Fly – Darrell Harris, Aidan Powell, Ryan Powell
Best Costumed Crew: Jailbreak – Nick McKenna, Blake McKenna and Charlie Siscaretti
Spirit Award : SS Minnow – Capt. Nora Catlin, Jeff, Mark Sisson, John and Katrina Lovett, Ed, Laura Hunsberger
Titanic Award: SS last minute  – Ed Wormold and Reggie Bowman
Ugliest Boat: Yellow Submarine -  Aly Aylard, Merlhy Gutierezz, Christine Hollander and Nancy Chirello
Commanders Choice: USS Monitor – Sal, Christian, and Sal Calvagna
Best Captain: Peconic Pearl – Matthew and Brody Moorman
Worst Captain: The Barge – Pete King, Dave Camarata, Nick Camarata
Best Themed Award: Team Chaos  – Kara Cush, Ashley Dethlefsen

VERA CHINESE PHOTO | One of the entrants in the 2011 Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race.