October 2, 2022

Byte Class Update

Byte Class Technology & Sports Update

Cardboard boat regatta sails into town Saturday

Here’s a enjoyable function, both for taking part or just observing: The Cardboard Boat Regatta, Saturday at Abilene Sailing Association, 80 Arrow Level at Lake Fort Phantom (northeast shore).

This party is developed for Cub Scouts, but there will also be Scouts BSA and Outlaw divisions. The latter consists of any person – grown ups, siblings, and so forth.

Create your boat, big adequate for a two-individual crew, employing only cardboard, duct tape/packing tape and warm glue/wood glue. You can carry or develop your very own oars, or they can be supplied. Carry lifetime vests (required), or they can also be offered.

The boats will attempt to deal with a study course just before sinking or getting swamped. This is the exciting component be guaranteed to carry movie gear to file your friends’ attempts.

Few if any boats are anticipated to survive the journey. Irrespective, crews are dependable for cleansing up the remainders right after the race.

Cost is $10 for each entry. A group can enter a lot more than one particular boat, but no crew member may well work with two boats.Registration opens at 9 a.m., with racing to begin around 10 a.m.