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At left, Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce director (Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

At left, Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce director Heather Reylek, 59, with first-place winner Amber Williams, 50, of Shelter Island at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

Rubber duck race on Shelter Island

With shouts of "Go ducks!" and a large splash, more than 200 rubber ducks bobbed to victory during the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce's inaugural duck race on Sunday afternoon.

More than 200 ducks cross the finish line
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

More than 200 ducks cross the finish line at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

Spectators wait as officials prepare to drop more
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Spectators wait as officials prepare to drop more than 200 rubber ducks into Chase Creek at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

More than 200 rubber ducks crosses the finish
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

More than 200 rubber ducks crosses the finish line at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

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Spectators point and cheer as they watch rubber
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

Spectators point and cheer as they watch rubber ducks float down Chase Creek at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

More than 200 rubber ducks were thrown into
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

More than 200 rubber ducks were thrown into the waters of Chase Creek as spectators cheered on their favorites at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

At left, Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce director
(Credit: Michael Cusanelli)

At left, Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce director Heather Reylek, 59, with first-place winner Amber Williams, 50, of Shelter Island at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

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