18th Annual Georgetown, SC Wooden Boat Show

  • Event Start:
  • 2007-10-20 11:00

  • Event End:
  • 2007-10-20 18:00

Looks like a neat show… I ran across a brochure in the South Carolina welcome center… nice to see boats in a public venue like that. I especially liked their "Why Wood" link also. Click the link below for all the details.


18th Annual Georgetown
Wooden Boat Show



Sat. Oct. 20th, 2007

11 AM – 6 PM

Georgetown has been a working seaport for more than 250 years, linking much of the area’s history and culture to the sea.


Come celebrate the rich maritime heritage of South Carolina’s third oldest city and second largest port.


Wooden Boat Show

Date:                 Saturday, October 20, 2007
Time:                11 am to 6 pm

Location:         On the waterfront at Front & Broad Sts.

Admission:      Free to the public    

Wooden Boat Show Festivities



  • Wooden Boat Judged Exhibit with
    ‘Peoples Choice Grand Award’

    Categories are:

    Row / Paddle

    Owner designed and built


    Outboard Power

    Inboard Power

    Classic Sail (built prior to 1960)
    Classic Power (built prior to 1960)

    Century Class (100 years or older)

  • The Wooden Boat Challenge
    Boatbuilding competition 12 to 4 pm

    Rowing Relay Race at 5 pm

  • Gig rows with the New Charleston Mosquito Fleet
  • Children’s Model Boatbuilding
  • Knot Tying with "Dan the Knot-Man"
  • Marine Arts, Crafts, Books & Supplies
  • Great Food: Cajun Gumbo, Shrimp Creole, Cajun Pasta Shrimp Salad, Hot Dogs & Cold Drinks
  • Downtown Georgetown Shops & Restaurants


2007 Kingston Messabout

  • Event Start:
  • 2007-09-07 09:00

  • Event End:
  • 2007-09-09 17:00

Bruce Hector has announced on the Bolger mailing list the 2007 Kingston Messabout… this gathering over the past few years attacts a wide range of home built craft and looks to be a lot of fun.

It’s officially on!

The third bi-annual Kingston Messabout is a go!

Confirmed attendees already include John Bartlett of Loon, Turtle and Pelican fame from Florida and points north, Steve Bosquette of Sneakeasy, mini Sneak and AF4 Grandisimo fame of Portland Maine, and the infamous pyratical fuo of Peter "Tabernac! where’e me rhum lad!" Lenihan of Montreal and Bruce Hector, Le Mouton Noir de Kingston.

Location: Rideau Acres Campgroud, Kingston, Ontario, Canada


Dates: September 7, 8 and 9, 2007

Past History:

Richard Fry’s DW article on the 2003 Messabout.


Steve Bosquette’s 2005 article:


I’ll update the


website when I get back north, I’m in the sunny south just now, but the location and events will be the same as what’s already up, just change the dates.

Anyone planning to attend is invited to eMail me at [email protected] , please include a pic of your vessel and make the subject "Messabout" so I can pick it out from the spam.