Squirrel Island holds 79th annual Regatta

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 10:15am

The Arthur Hale Veasey Memorial Regatta, now in its 79th year, was held at Spring Cove, Squirrel Island on Aug. 17. The Veasey family holds the regatta every summer in honor of its founder, Arthur Hale Veasey, who began the tradition on the island during World War II.

Below are the results from this year’s regatta:

Under 9 Diving: 1. Grace Gillespie; 2. Owen Harney; 3. Marion Worthington and Ben Porter (tie)

9 + Diving: 1. Liam Schoen

4 to 6 Year Old Freestyle: 1. Lydia Harney; 2. Andrew Porter; 3. Marion Worthington

4 to 6 Year Old Backstroke: 1. Lydia Harney; 2. Marion Worthington; 3. Noah Fitt

7 to 9 Year Old Freestlye: 1. Liam Schoen; 2. Mina Mixter; 3. Grace Gillespie

7 to 9 Year Old Backstroke: 1. Mina Mixter; 2. Liam Schoen; 3. Grace Gillespie

10 to 12 Year Old Freestyle and Backstroke: 1. Catrine Salaun

‘’Around the Float” Race: 1. Dan Osediacz; 2. Perry Craver; 3. Alex LeGore

Adult Relay:

1st Place: Zoe McKenzie, Dan Myrbeck, Grace Veasey, John Veasey

2nd Place: Ann Reis, Chan Reis, Franklin Reis, Niko Furnald

3rd Place: Alex LeGore, George Salaun, Ethan Kerr, Kevin Porter