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Australia: Babes, beers and boats at Darwin Beer Can Regatta01:13

Australia: Babes, beers and boats at Darwin Beer Can Regatta

Australia, Mindil Beach
July 6, 2014 at 08:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of visitors flocked to Mindil Beach, Darwin on Sunday to watch the 41st Beer Can Regatta festival, with hundreds of boats made primarily from beer cans launched into the sparkling water.

The creative skills of the beer-loving boat-makers is both admired and judged by the beached bystanders, curious to see how inventive the sailors can be with their aluminium cans - the main material used for beer and soft drink cans since switching from steel in the 1980s.

Australia: Babes, beers and boats at Darwin Beer Can Regatta01:13
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Thousands of visitors flocked to Mindil Beach, Darwin on Sunday to watch the 41st Beer Can Regatta festival, with hundreds of boats made primarily from beer cans launched into the sparkling water.

The creative skills of the beer-loving boat-makers is both admired and judged by the beached bystanders, curious to see how inventive the sailors can be with their aluminium cans - the main material used for beer and soft drink cans since switching from steel in the 1980s.

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