2014 Pirettes Mary Claire Sumner, 15, left, and Jacqueline Ramirez, 16, both of Beaufort, look out toward the Beaufort River Friday before walking on stage for the opening ceremony of the 59th Annual Beaufort Water Festival at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.
2014 Pirettes Mary Claire Sumner, 15, left, and Jacqueline Ramirez, 16, both of Beaufort, look out toward the Beaufort River Friday before walking on stage for the opening ceremony of the 59th Annual Beaufort Water Festival at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Staff photo
2014 Pirettes Mary Claire Sumner, 15, left, and Jacqueline Ramirez, 16, both of Beaufort, look out toward the Beaufort River Friday before walking on stage for the opening ceremony of the 59th Annual Beaufort Water Festival at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Staff photo

59th Annual Water Festival kicks off in downtown Beaufort

July 18, 2014 8:39 PM