07/27/16 6:41am
Stand up paddlers begin a race.

Competitors taking part in Paddle Battle Long Island 2015 (Credit: Katharine Schroader)

Bummed about the Cardboard Boat Race being canceled this weekend? Grab your paddle board instead.

The fourth annual Paddle Battle Long Island will be held on the Peconic River in Riverhead this Saturday, July 30.

It’s a day of fun and friendly competition for competitors, onlookers, family and friends.