KANSAS CITY, KS - Some boats hit the Missouri River on Saturday with a trashy twist.
The trash boat regatta was held at Kaw Point.
Participants made boats out of trash. They couldn't spend more than $100 dollars to make the boats.
They also had to be wind power only - no motors.
One "sailor" said she just hoped her boat would stay in one piece.
“On top is a pallet I saved from a dumpster. Below that is about 12 kitty litter containers, those jugs that hold about three gallons. Under that is Styrofoam, also from dumpsters," Kelley Gant, creator of a trash vessel, said.
Her oars were laundry detergent bottles.
There were prizes for everything including best engineering, worst engineering, themes, least money spent and a people's choice award.