The Georgetown Wooden Boat Show offers a delight for everyone, even people like me who don’t know a thing about boats!
This year’s Wooden Boat Show begins on Friday evening, October 18th with The Goat Island Yacht Club Regatta. Beginning at 6:30 pm and held at the SC Maritime Museum on Front Street, the event will boast live and silent auction items, as well as first class wardroom cuisine and imbibements. Tickets are $85 per person, proceeds will benefit the Museum, call 843-520-0111.
The Wooden Boat Show begins at 11 am with an estimated 100 classic wooden boats displayed on land and water, childens’ boat modeling and test sailing, gig rows with the New Charleston Mosquito Fleet and music on two stages. Posters and T-shirts will also be available throughout the event.
The official boat building competition runs from noon until 4 PM.
At 5 PM, the rowing race will commence on the Sampit River.
An Awards Ceremony for exhibitors, competitors, sponsors and their guests will conclude the activities at 7 PM.
For more information, visit www.woodenboatshow.com.