7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta

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    After crossing the finish line in the final race of the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta, the eleven member team, U.S.S. Derf, celebrated their victory Saturday afternoon in Jasper. The U.S.S. Derf (Fred spelled backwards) named their ship after their Boy Scout Troop 185 Scoutmaster Fred Feltner and spent just over a week creating their boat. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    After crossing the finish line in the final race of the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta, Ruxer Ford team members Chris Fleck of Jasper high-fived Nick Hillyard, center, and Jacob Dudenhoeffer, both of Pike County, after defeating Farbest Foods on Saturday afternoon in Jasper. This is Ruxer Ford's third year in a row winning the Cardboard Boat Regatta. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    Holy Trinity Catholic Schools third-grade teacher Kathy Wolf waved to people gathered along the banks of the Pakota River while racing in the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper Saturday morning. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    Spectators lined the Patoka River to watch the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Dave Buehler Plaza in Jasper Saturday morning. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    After their cardboard Jeep sank near the start line the team of Extreme Off Road swam in the Pakota River to get to the finish line of the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper Saturday morning. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    After German American Bank's cardboard boat capsized, teammates Jordan Waninger, left, of Jasper and Whittney Huff of Derby climbed on top and paddled to the finish line during the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper Saturday morning. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    From the banks of the Pakota River, Andy Mehringer, left, and Danielle Moya, both of Jasper, watched the Kimball Electronics team compete in the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper Saturday morning. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    Spectators lined the Patoka River to watch the Ruxer Ford team of Jacob Dudenhoeffer of Pike County, from left, Ryan Hembree of Celestine, Chris Fleck of Jasper and Nick Hillyard of Pike County compete in the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Dave Buehler Plaza in Jasper Saturday morning. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    Along the banks of the Pakota River Heather Dauby, left, Katie Bower, her sister-in-law Lisa and niece Sophie, 4, all of Jasper watched the U.S.S. Derf team compete in the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta Saturday morning in Jasper. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    While her German American Bank teammates tried to push off from the Kimball Electronics boat, Danielle Weissman of Santa Claus threw part of her costume to the people gathered along the banks of the Pakota River during the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper Saturday morning. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    Before the start of the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta, 3-year-old Charli Uppencamp, left, and Phyllis McAninch, both of Jasper, examined a cardboard boat made to look like a Jeep at Dave Buehler Plaza in Jasper Saturday morning. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald

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    After they capsized their cardboard boat, Kid Navy team members Charlie Seifert, 8, right, crossed the finish line while his cousin Carter Smith, 10, left, and brother, Aiden, 12, all of Jasper, dragged the boat in during the 7th annual Holy Trinity Cardboard Boat Regatta in Jasper Saturday morning. Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald