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    The Police Boat Team will compete in the Dragon Boat Regatta next month.

    The reasons for the enduring popularity of the Dad Vail Regatta should be self-evident to anyone who has ever ventured to the banks of the Schuylkill River on the second weekend of May. With sleek shells slicing through the current on the strength of synchronized oarsmen in their colorful singlets, it’s a spectacular sight to behold.

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  • “It’s like a large canoe that seats twenty people, ten on each side,” said Frank McClain, the Police Boat Team president.

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  • “It’s a sprint that you feel like dying at the end,” said McClain, 43, a 24-year police veteran assigned to Central Detectives.

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