Racers Carve Out Giant Pumpkins for Annual Boating Regatta

Racers Carve Out Giant Pumpkins for Annual Boating Regatta

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pumpkin boat by Wendy Schotsmans -CCLast weekend, folks in Nova Scotia hauled their giant pumpkins from the pumpkin patch into the water, carving them into boats for the annual Pumpkin Regatta competition.

The tiny town of Windsor proclaims itself the World Pumpkin Capital. Each year 50 to 60 pumpkin boats — designed, carved, and decorated by each contestant — race across the 500-meter Lake Pisiquid to the delight of onlookers lining the shore.

 

READ and see photos from CBC
WATCH a video on carving from CBC
Cool photo of ‘Shrek’ boat at DigbyPines.ca

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