Wooden Boat Show News

2014 Winners

People’s Choice (Tied) Richard & Gwen Heusel, Pawleys Island, SC 12’ Taylor strip boat built 1996, MISS VELVET Barry Blaisdell, Gloucester, MA 37.5′ Crocker built 1960, GABRIEL Exhibit

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Georgetown Wooden Boat Show: Extra day helps celebrate event’s 25th year

By Jason Lesley,  Coastal Observer Mac McAlister prepared for this weekend’s 25th annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show last Saturday by hauling his sailboat, Exodus, out of the water near Cathou’s

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25th GWBS Retrospective Book

BECOME A SPONSOR OF THE BOOK Take this opportunity to help publish the Georgetown Wooden Boat Show 25th Anniversary Retrospective! This high quality, hardcover coffee table book will come out in

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2013 Exhibitor – Doug McQuilken’s Project Boat

Read Doug McQuilken’s post on WoodenBoat Mag’s online blog: “After relocating our catboat from Connecticut last year, we set a goal to get enough completed to make a respectable

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GWBS Wins State Tourism Award! Woo Hoo!

Hilton Head Island — The best of the best in hospitality, marketing and rural tourism were recognized at the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Travel recently. The Charles A. Bundy

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Dudley Dix Yacht Design: Wrap-up Of the GWBS

A group of three Paper Jet sailing skiffs were on exhibit at this year’s GWBS. Each of the skiffs were owner built.  The Paper Jet was designed by Dudley Dix. “Last weekend we

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The Write Boat Blog – Scenes from the 24th GWBS

The Write Boat Blog: “The 24th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show was the perfect event to pull the community together following the devastating September 25, 2013 waterfront fire. A record

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US 17 Coastal Highway – Views from the 24th GWBS

US 17 Coastal Highway Blog: “I haven’t been to the Georgetown Wooden Boat Show in over ten years – but this year I was determined to go after a fire destroyed historic buildings

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Neuse River Sailors – GWBS 2013

“Vagñona”, a 23 foot Joel White centerboard sloop built of Atlantic white cedar and a variety of other woods. She carries 950 pounds of ballast in her keel, plus another 120 pounds in

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Come rain or shine we’re having a boat show!

People are calling and asking if we’re still going to have THE SHOW if it rains. Whaaaaaaat! Boaters are not afraid of water! Lot’s of boats are already set up on the water and Front

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