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Cardboard Yacht Regatta Returns to the Annenberg Community Beach House

For the eighth year, teams of all ages will test their ingenuity in crafting homemade cardboard yachts and getting them across the historic Annenberg Community Beach House pool in this annual race.

The event will take place Saturday, August 28, 2021, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.According to the City, this is the first year the Regatta will be held during the day and the pool will be closed for recreation swim.

“Two-person teams test the seaworthiness of their homemade cardboard yachts in a race across the historic Annenberg Community Beach House pool. Prior to race day, teams construct yachts from corrugated cardboard and duct tape, and decorate with a creative theme,” the City said in a press release.

Participants bring their yachts to the Annenberg Community Beach House on race day to paddle their way across the length of the pool as spectators cheer them on.

Awards are given in a variety of fun categories. Entry fee is $20 per team.

This event will follow LA County Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 protocols.

“Please do not attend if you have been exposed to or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Unvaccinated persons are strongly recommended to wear a mask during the event. All persons are required to wear a mask when indoors,” the City said.

Details at https://apm.activecommunities.com/santamonicarecreation/Activity_Search/84366

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