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Rafting the rapids Eckerd style

Published Oct. 18, 2005

Eckerd College sponsored its annual Kon Tiki Raft Race on Saturday as part of "The Best of Key West: Parents Weekend '90." Proceeds from the race benefited the Save The Manatees Fund. The race featured only homemade rafts less than 16 by 10 feet with a crew of no more than eight members and no less than four. Other weekend activities included a Key West Kokomo Kookout, talent show, mud volleyball tournament and concerts.