Powder Puff Regatta held at Metedeconk Yacht Club in Brick

The Metedeconk Yacht Club in Brick was restored from Sandy in time for the Powder Puff Regatta held Friday. Skippers in the all-girls annual event

The Metedeconk Yacht Club in Brick was restored from Sandy in time for the Powder Puff Regatta held Friday.

The Metedeconk Yacht Club in Brick was restored from Sandy in time for the Powder Puff Regatta held Friday. (7/12/13)

BRICK - The Metedeconk Yacht Club in Brick was restored from Sandy in time for the Powder Puff Regatta held Friday.

Skippers in the all-girls annual event range from 8 to 18 years old.

"It's a great self esteem boost for these girls," says Karen Haupt, co-chair of the event. "They're among all girls that are excited about sailing and being with their friends. They all wear their pink and it's a big team spirit!"

About 275 girls participated in the races. The Powder Puff Regatta has been held for 30 years.
 

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