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Photos: Floats not Boats

This post is extremely late, this event went down Thursday of last week.

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Floats Not Boats is an annual event that takes place on the rapids known as the Pipeline. This year I finally remembered (with a reminder from a friend) that it was taking place managed to get down there to take some pictures.

Just like Fight Club there are a few rules of Floats Not Boats

  1. Must be a float NOT a boat
  2. Participants MUST bring safety gear – a helmet and a PFD are needed to be in this event – no exceptions
  3. This is an open community event and all risk is assumed upon spectation or participation.

There are three chances to win a golden paddle, unfortunately I didn’t catch the winners.

  1. Downriver Race starting at 6:30, first float to make it through 3rd drop wins the race!
  2. Best float competition! First place will be given to the COOLEST most CREATIVE float.
  3. **SURF competition** – the float that holds the LONGEST surf in 3rd drop wins. (Starts after the downriver race).

Enough talk on the pictures.

































 

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Richard Hayes is the co-founder of RVAHub. When he isn't rounding up neighborhood news, he's likely watching soccer or chasing down the latest and greatest board game.