Georgetown Wooden Boat Show October 19, 2013

wooden boat showThe Wooden Boat Show is a terrific event held every fall in Georgetown, SC.  Check out the website www.WoodenBoatShow.com for all of the details including photos and videos from past years.

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Fall in Pawleys Island South Carolina

Need some encouragement to come to Litchfield/Pawleys Island this fall?
* Lowest rates of the year
*Beautiful weather
*Same beaches – just less people to share them with
* Uncrowded restaurants
* Lots of special events such as the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival (Sept. 28-30), the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art (Sept. 27 – Oct. 14), The 23rd Annual Wooden Boat Show (Oct. 20) and Brookgreen Garden’s Brew at the Zoo (Oct. 27)

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Thing to Do: 2013 Georgetown Wooden Boat Show

This year’s show will feature wooden boat exhibits, a boatbuilding competition, kid’s model boatbuilding, boat raffles, maritime arts & crafts, food and music. These events will take place on the waterfront and in Historic Downtown Georgetown. Money raised through sales and donations will help fund the development of the Harbor Historical Association’s maritime museum.

Click HERE to see a video

UPDATE 10/17/11 – HERE is an article about the show and a list of award winners.

Saturday October 20th 11 am to 6 pm.

 

Historic Waterfront of Georgetown, SC

Admission: FREE

For more info: 1-877-285-3888

Email: boats@woodenboatshow.com

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Murrells Inlet 4th of July Boat Parade

Monday, July 4, 2011 Murrells Inlet 4th of July Boat Parade & Fireworks Display! Don’t miss this annual patriotic tradition! ” Ride the Inlet Wave of Freedom” is this year’s theme. The July 4th Boat Parade forms at 10:00 am at Garden City Point and follows the Murrells Inlet shoreline. Best public viewing points are the Marshwalk, Belin Methodist Church, Nance’s Restaurant and the Hot Fish Club. Click here for registration and t-shirt information or call 843-357-2007 for more spectator information. The Murrells Inlet Marshwalk restaurants will light up the skies on the 4th of July with a spectacular fireworks display. The show, which is shot off from the end of the Veterans Pier, is scheduled to start at 9:45 pm. Spectators can view the display from the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk. Call 843-357-2007 for more information.

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Website: http://www.murrellsinletsc.com
Price: free

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Georgetown Wooden Boat Show 2010

Our original post tells of the event and shares videos from last year.  Click HERE

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Georgetown Wooden Boat Show

ABOUT THE SHOW 


Sat. Oct. 16, 2010

11 AM – 6 PM
Free Admission
This year’s show will feature wooden boat exhibits, a boatbuilding competition, kid’s model boatbuilding, boat raffles, maritime arts & crafts, food and music. These events will take place on the waterfront and in Historic Downtown Georgetown. Money raised through sales and donations will help fund the development of the Harbor Historical Association’s maritime museum.

Featuring One of the Nation’s Premier Wooden Boat Exhibits 

An estimated 100 classic wooden boats will be displayed in the water, along the boardwalk and on Front street. Vessels ranging in size from kayaks to yachts, will be exhibited in eleven categories: row, canoe, kayak, surfboard, sail, inboard power, outboard power, classic sail -built prior to 1960, classic power -built prior to 1960, owner designed and built, and century class-100 years or older. Visitors will be able to meet and talk to wooden boat craftsmen,manufacturers and owners. Maritime arts, crafts and models will also be on display.

Boatbuilding Competition 

The Wooden Boat Challenge will begin at noon under the big tent on Broad Street. Two-man teams will race to build a rowing skiff within a four hour time limit. At 5 pm the competitors will test their completed skiffs for seaworthiness in a rowing relay across the Sampit River. The teams will be judged on construction speed, quality of work and rowing ability. Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners. The three top scoring teams will be eligible to compete in the 2011 National BoatBuilding Championship.

Awards Ceremony 

At 7 pm an awards banquet will be held for boat exhibitors, boatbuilding competitors, sponsors, and guests. Prizes will be presented to the winners in each of the eleven exhibit categories, to the “People’s Choice Award” winning exhibitor, and to the winning boatbuilding competitors.

UPDATE – CLICK HERE for some photos from the 2010 Wooden Boat Show

For More Info Contact:
 

Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
PO Box 2228
Georgetown, SC 29442

1-877-285-3888
1-843-545-0015

Photos from last year: Click HERE

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