Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta

A contestant in the Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta paddles his pirate ship Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Nearly two dozen teams staged the wacky "sink or swim" regatta. Rules required entrants to build a boat out of a 4-by-8-foot sheet of plywood, two 8-foot-long two-by-fours, a roll of duct tape, a pound of fasteners and epoxy paint. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

‘Sailors’ Steer Crazy Craft In Key West’s Minimal Regatta

Nearly two dozen teams staged a wacky “sink or swim” regatta on Sunday in Key West, attempting to keep plywood-and-duct-tape vessels afloat during the annual Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta.

05/26/2014

Contestants in the Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta paddle their entries Sunday, May 26, 2013,  in Key West, Fla. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Ahoy Matey! Fun On The Water At Wacky Key West Regatta

Handmade vessels of thin plywood and duct tape competed Sunday in Key West’s annual Memorial Day Weekend Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta.

CBS4–05/27/2013

Key West Minimal Regatta

“Boat” Competition Brings Laughs In Key West

Seaworthiness was not the primary goal of Key West’s Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta Sunday. It was all about fun as nearly 40 teams tried to make plywood-and-duct tape “boats” afloat.

CBS4–05/29/2011

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