2001-07-25 / Briefly Noted
Family-Built Boats Are Launched In Cold Spring
The official launching of 6 double paddle canoes built during the first Building Bridges, Building Boats family canoe workshop was held on Saturday, July 7 at the Foundry Cove recreation area. The canoes, some with the paint still tacky, were successfully launched into the foundry cove with a minimum of speech-making and a maximum of picture taking. They were accompanied by various other small craft in flotilla style. Most of the more than fifty persons in attendance (half of which were under the age of sixteen) got out on the water as either passenger or skipper. The hand-made canoes were widely praised. The launch was followed by a pot luck supper and an impromptu soccer game.