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Newport Shipyard’s Pumpkin Regatta raises $3,600 for charity

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Newport Shipyard’s annual Pumpkin Regatta raised over $3,600 for three charities in Newport, Rhode Island. Participants were timed as they paddled fiberglass pumpkins around buoys in the yacht basin. Yacht captains and crew, shipyard employees and tenants, and friends in the yachting community participated in the annual event on Friday (Oct. 12), to raise money for the charities including Warrior Sailing Program and Women’s Resource Center. Photos by Denis Dowling and Veronica Brown

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