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Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Karl Loveless, President of the Decker Dunkers, releases his boat during the North American Model Boat Association's racing event at Decker Lake in West Valley City on Friday, July 12, 2013.

WEST VALLEY CITY — Boaters of a different kind took to the waters to test their speed on Friday.

The North American Model Boat Association is holding a national racing event for remote-controlled boats at Decker Lake. The event runs through Saturday.