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Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst accepts the Town (Credit: Jacqueline Connor)

Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst accepts the Town Supervisor trophy at the Great Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race. Throne-Holst won for the second time in three years. (June 24, 2012)

Riverhead cardboard boat race

The Great Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race sent dozens of people into the Peconic River in homemade crafts that, to the untrained eye, had no chance of staying afloat.

Single adult riders join the boat race in
(Credit: Jacqueline Connor)

Single adult riders join the boat race in Riverhead. (June 24, 2012)

Stefanie Costello, 15, of Calverton helps carry her
(Credit: Jacqueline Connor)

Stefanie Costello, 15, of Calverton helps carry her boat down to the starting dock for the race in Riverhead. (June 24, 2012)

Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst accepts the Town
(Credit: Jacqueline Connor)

Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst accepts the Town Supervisor trophy at the Great Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race. Throne-Holst won for the second time in three years. (June 24, 2012)

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Katherine Lovett, Mark Sisson, bottom right, Jeff Griffiths,
(Credit: Jacqueline Connor)

Katherine Lovett, Mark Sisson, bottom right, Jeff Griffiths, top left and John Lovett, all of Riverhead, finish first in the timed section of the Great Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race on the Peconic River. (June 24, 2012)

Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, left, competes against
(Credit: Jacqueline Connor)

Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, left, competes against Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter in the Great Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race in Riverhead. Throne-Holst won for the second time in three years. (June 24, 2012)

Madeline Carrano, 8, and Eric Carrano, 10, both
(Credit: Jacqueline Connor)

Madeline Carrano, 8, and Eric Carrano, 10, both of Center Moriches swim to shore after their cardboard boat sank during the race in Riverhead. (June 24, 2012)

Single riders participate in the Great Riverhead Cardboard
(Credit: Jacqueline Connor)

Single riders participate in the Great Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race. (June 24, 2012)

Participants hold onto their sinking boat in the
(Credit: Jacqueline Connor)

Participants hold onto their sinking boat in the Great Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race in Riverhead. (June 24, 2012)

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