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08/27/18 8:20am
08/27/2018 8:20 AM

Hundreds  gathered Sunday in downtown Riverhead to watch paddlers compete against each other in the Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race on the Peconic Riverfront.

Due to the threat of rain the event was rescheduled from August 11.

The popular event was organized by the Riverhead Business Improvement District.

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08/06/16 9:00am
08/06/2016 9:00 AM

Outlaw Cardboard Boat Race

The first time I covered the Riverhead Cardboard Boat race was in 2013. A crowd of more than 1,500 people wrapped around the Peconic Riverfront on a sunny, hot Sunday in June. In a shady spot, I came across Patrick White wearing a baseball hat with a handmade seagull fastened to it. He was down on one knee, working furiously with a magic marker as he put the finishing touches on his first cardboard boat, The Poop Deck.

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08/24/15 6:00am
08/24/2015 6:00 AM

A scary moment for the crew aboard the "Hammer of the Gods."  Luckily, the vessel was able to sail on. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The mighty Peconic River proved too much of a beast for a group of Scandinavian warriors searching for victory in Riverhead Sunday. Nearly a dozen men had to pull the remains of their sinking Viking vessel, Hammer of the Gods, from the water after it began to flounder. READ