On Saturday, June 11, the Beaufort Water Festival Dash for Trash for Cash kayak run was held. Eric Gibbons, owner of The Kayak Farm, sponsored the event and also provided kayaks, PFDs, paddles and guide service from the Downtown Marina along the banks of the Beaufort River to pick up trash and debris. Teresa Watson and son, Patrick, won the Most Unique Trash Award with an orange road construction barrel. Mark Watson and daughter, Colleen, won first place in the Most Trash Award with numerous bags of trash, wooden planks and a wooden drawer. Mike Murphy came in second, and Justin Flood came in third.