Kingston boat racing: Bigger, better

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By Mike Gibson

Despite some icky weather last year, the return of boat racing to Kingston’s July 4th holiday celebration was a big hit.

Now city parks officials are prepping for an even bigger — and, they hope, less rainy — four-day run of big-time power boat racing in 2014.

Oval-track boat racing used to be a regular feature of the mid-summer holiday in Kingston.

Save for a couple of years when the city hosted drag-style boat racing, it went without its annual dose of speed-on-the-water for the better part of 20 years.

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