Past Events – Small Boats Magazine

Scottish Tradition Boat Festival


The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival at Portsoy in Aberdeenshire will shift from a physical event to a digital festival due to uncertainty that remains regarding the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions...

Champlain Discovery Kayak Teen Building Camp

Vergennes, Vermont

Champlain Discovery offers participants a combination of a hands-on boat building day camp followed by a 10-day wilderness expedition. This unique combination of activities sets the stage for a truly...


Maine Boatbuilders Show

Portland Yacht Services 400 West Commercial Street, Portland, ME

The 2021 Maine Boat Builders show will feature fiberglass and wooden boats custom built by renowned east coast builders. Designers of sailboats, powerboats, canoes, kayaks, and row boats will be...


WaterTribe Minnesota Voyageurs Challenge (MNVC)

Grand Portage State Park, MN 9393 E, MN-61, Grand Portage, MN

The Voyageur Challenge commemorates the paddling route that French-Canadian fur-traders, or Voyageurs, used back in the 1800's. The MNVC distance is roughly 210 miles - following the Minnesota/Canadian border for...


Wellfleet Rowing Rendezvous

Mayo Beach Wellfleet, MA

The purpose of this free event is to promote rowing, and allow participants to experience the feeling of rowing different boats.Old Wharf Dory Co. will have a fleet of rowboats...

2022 Worldwide Classic Boat Show


The 2022 Classic Wooden Boat Show is an online meet-up meant to connect classic boat builders, owners, and aficionados with all manor of classic boats. The fleet will include many...


36th Annual Cedar Key Small Boat Meet

Cedar Key, Florida The waterfront, Cedar Key, FL

The Cedar Key Small Boat Meet is a premiere event on the West Coast of Florida celebrating small craft. The meet is informal. No signups. No fees. No planned events....


WoodenBoat Show

Mystic Seaport 75 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT

The 2022 show marks 30 years of the WoodenBoat Show! All manners of propulsion, rigs, and construction methods will be on display—from privately-owned yachts to reader-built-boats, and vessels in the...


Dutch WoodenBoat Festival

Willemsoord, 1781AS Den Helde 1781AS, Willemsoord, Den Helder

See and experience wooden boats and everything related to them; meeting like-minded builders and sailors, admiring all that beauty on and off the water; exhibitors with various products related to wooden...

Thames Traditional Boat Festival

19 Priory Way 19 Priory Way, Datchet, Berkshire

The Thames Traditional Boat Festival was first held at Fawley Meadows in 1978 as a rally for like minded enthusiasts who wanted to show off their enthusiasm for the older,...


31st Annual Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival

Door County Maritime Museum 120 N Madison Ave,, Madison, WI

Bring your crew and family for the kick off of Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week. The Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Festival is a tradition of fun on the water...

Eggemoggin Reach Regatta

WoodenBoat School 41 WoodenBoat Ln., Brooklin, ME

The race begins in Camden, Maine and ends at Babson Island just outside the WoodenBoat School waterfront. Boats must be 24' in order to race, perhaps just outside of the small boat range, but smaller vessels can watch the busy starting line and greet racers at the finish line.

The Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance

Obexer's Boat Co 5300 W Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA

The Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance is renowned as a showcase of some of the most well-preserved and restored wooden boats in the world and is unrivaled in its exhibition and preservation of...


Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show

Port of Toledo Waterfront Park 127 NW A St., Toledo, OR

The Wooden Boat Show is a free, family-friendly festival celebrating Toledo’s boat building heritage. A variety of vessels are on display including classic vessels, unique owner-built boats, as well as...


Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Historic Point Hudson Marina 103 Hudson St, Port Townsend, WA

Learn from the experts, swap stories with fellow wooden boat aficionados, and bring your family for a weekend they'll never forget. With so many different ways to adventure out on...


Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival XXXIX

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum guests can marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small craft while enjoying CBMM’s waterfront campus and indoor and outdoor exhibitions.


Georgetown Wooden Boat Show

Front Street of Historic Downtown Georgetown Front Street, Georgetown, SC

The Georgetown Wooden Boat Show features one of the Southeast’s best wooden boat exhibits with more than 100 classic wooden boats.

Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum & Research Center 133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, LA

The Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival will feature all types of wooden and classic boats—especially those native to the waters of Louisiana. Spend your day perusing rows of beautiful boats and...

Head of the Charles

Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse 619 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA

Since its inception in 1965, The Head Of The Charles Regatta has attracted hundreds of thousands of rowers to the banks of the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts.