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Webb's Slough takes aim at even bigger race day

 

August 22, 2019

Crowds gather under a clear June sky to witness a record-number of boats competing at Webb's Slough in St. John.

Webb's Slough at St. John marked its biggest race day ever with its June 16 event this year, and Saturday they hope to bump that record. Saturday's race day will mark the 25th race event at St. John for the slough which will wrap up its 13th year of boat racing competition.

They started with one race date in July of 2007 and have had two race dates per year since that start.

In June the slough set a record for the number of boats in the action and the number of campers on the grounds.

"We have people who just enjoy camping here. Some of them would show up on Wednesday if we let them in,"...



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