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Pacific NW R/C Tug Regatta

Children, Community Event, Craft Show, Education, For the Family, General, Social Event, Living History

This event bring model tugs from all over the Pacific NW and Canada to compete in a fun day of doing tug boat work in miniature. Model tugs representing different styles, eras, and sizes will be demonstrating the work done by full size vessels by moving a barge around a navigation course in a scale like manor and salvaging a derelict vessel. This is all done by radio control (r/c) while the skippers command the tugs from the shore under the scrutiny of the judges from the maritime business. The barges will be from 36 inches to as large as 10 feet and several hundred pounds. When they are not in the water, they will be on display along with other models for people to come and look at and ask questions about the hobby. This event is open to anyone with a r/c model tug that would like to test their skills or just have on display. Free to the public to watch, but entry fee only for those competing. This is a family friendly event and people are encouraged to bring a chair and enjoy the day of watching these mighty little workhorses. Events starts at 10 am and will conclude by 4 pm. We encourage those attending to take pictures and ask questions of the builder when not competing. Visit www.shipmodelers.com for information on this and other model boat events in the Pacific NW.