Past Events from June 25, 2021 – August 19 – Small Boats Magazine

35th Annual Cedar Key Small Boat Meet

Cedar Key, Florida The waterfront, Cedar Key, FL

The 35th annual Cedar Key Small Boat Meet is an informal meetup of any and all shallow-draft canoes, kayaks, sail, and powerboats. The meet is May 1st & 2nd, Saturday...


WaterTribe BlackBeard Challenge

Oriental, North Carolina

You should be an expert kayaker and/or sailor before you consider this challenge! The BlackBeard Challenge is a roughly 300 miles long unsupported expedition-style adventure race for kayaks, canoes, and...


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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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....


Eggemoggin Reach Regatta

WoodenBoat School 41 WoodenBoat Ln., Brooklin, ME, United States

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.

38th Annual Cedar Key Small Boat Meet

Cedar Key Small Boat Meet Cedar Key, FL, United States

All shallow draft craft are welcome: dories & dinghies, catboats, beach cats & trimarans, sharpies & sampans, cuddy daysailers, any or all driven by pedals, engines or motors, paddles, and...

Big Little Boat Festival 2023

Conquest Beach 500 Conquest Beach Rd, Centrevlle, MD

Chesapeake Light Craft's annual Spring rendezvous, once known as "OkoumeFest," will be at Conquest Beach on the Chester River. Conquest Beach is situated in a 758-acre nature reserve between the...


WoodenBoat Show

Mystic Seaport 75 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT, United States

The 2023 show marks 31 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...


ACE Winches Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

ACE Winches Scottish Traditional Boat Festival The Salmon Bothy, Links Road, Portsoy, United Kingdom

The ACE Winches Scottish Traditional Boat Festival returns on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July 2023. This is the 30th anniversary of the event and a flotilla of heritage boats...

Wooden Canoe Heritage Association

Wooden Canoe Heritage Association Tamworth, NH, United States

43rd Annual Assembly An international organization of builders, paddlers, and admirers of wooden and bark canoes. Registration opens April 24th! Join us in July of 2023 for another incredible week...

Thames Traditional Boat Festival

19 Priory Way 19 Priory Way, Datchet, Berkshire, United Kingdom

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,...

The Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance

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

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...

Les Cheneaux Antique and Wooden Boat Show and Festival of Arts

296 South Hessel Point Road 296 South Hessel Point Road, Cedarville, MI, United States

Always the 2nd Saturday in August! The 45th Les Cheneaux Islands Antique & Wooden Boat Show is on August 12, 2023.  One of the largest classic boat shows in the...

Rockland Yacht Club Scholarship Regatta

The Rockland Yacht Club’s (RYC) annual Scholarship Race will take on a new dimension in 2023 by partnering with the Sail, Power & Steam Museum to help raise funds for...

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

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

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...

Newfound Rendezvous

Wellington State Park 614 West Shore Road, Bristol, NH, United States

This year we are hosting our Newfound Rendezvous September 8th & 9th, and a paddle/row on Newfound Lake the 10th! This is a  gathering of canoe, kayak, and row boat enthusiasts,...