Just 19 days until the 29th Annual GWBS!

Georgetown was very lucky to have been spared from Hurricane Florence and the subsequent flooding that our neighbors and friends experienced north of us.  Now that the threat of significant flooding is over, Front Street shops and restaurants…


29th Annual Wooden Boat Show Featured Artist: Cathy Lumpkin

Cathy Lumpkin has advice to give about painting: It’s never too late to start. They’re sage words from a woman who began to paint her oil-on-canvas pieces at age 50, and whose art is now featured on the 2018 Georgetown Wooden Boat Show poster. Her…


Southeast Tourism Society Selects Georgetown Wooden Boat Show as an ‘STS Top 20 Event’

Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985 ATLANTA, Ga. – Southeast Tourism Society has named the 29th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show as one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for October 2018. This year’s…


Featured Artist for 2017 is Jef Sturm

  A love for and mastery of landscapes and light shine through in the 2017 Georgetown Wooden Boat Show painting by this year’s artist, Jef Sturm. Anyone who has seen the shrimp boats in the Tom Hanks movie “Forrest…


2016 Winners

You can view our 2016 award winners here as we enter them into Google docs. We will be updating this document throughout the day. 2016 Award Winners


The Show will go on!

Electricity, internet, phone service, and cable TV have been restored to us in downtown Georgetown. This boat show is happening! Please go to our facebook page for photos and updates: facebook.com/GeorgetownWoodenBoatShow Exhibitors go here for…


Wooden Boat Show to host Cardboard Boat Regatta

It may be the Wooden Boat Show, but, as the old saying goes, “whatever floats your boat.” For the 26th annual show, set for Oct. 15 and 16, a new signature event will be the Cardboard Boat Regatta. It will be part of the “Sunday At The Show” event…


2016 GWBS Featured Artist Judy Maring

Last Trip of the Day (This is an excerpt from the original article. Click Here for Full Article) Judy Maring says she was honored and humbled when asked to be the 2016 Wooden Boat Show poster artist, and she visited the Maritime Museum for subject…


It's the 27th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 27th Annual Wooden Boat Show, Georgetown, SC October 15 and 16, 2016 Contact: Sally Swineford 843-340-3879 Email: boats@dev.woodenboatshow.com Georgetown Wooden Boat Show October 15 and 16 The Harbor Historical Association of…


Southeast Tourism Society Selects Georgetown Wooden Boat Show as Top 20 Event

Southeast Tourism Society Selects the 27th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show as a ‘STS Top 20 Event’ Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985 ATLANTA, Ga. (June 9, 2016) – The Southeast Tourism Society has named the…