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…


Remembering Len Anderson

This year's Georgetown Wooden Boat Show is dedicated to our irreplaceable friend, Len Anderson. But while his place as No. 1 brainstormer and dream achiever is forever secure, we will honor his memory by following the examples he set for us. We’re…


The Show Will Go On!

We are not cancelling the show. Downtown Georgetown is not in the area that was hit the hardest by the SC floods. Some businesses on Front Street experienced flooding and water damage but they are getting their shops in order and will be ready for…


26th Annual Wooden Boat Show Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 26th Annual Wooden Boat Show, Georgetown, SC October 17 and 18, 2015 Contact: Sally Swineford 843-340-3879 Email: boats@dev.woodenboatshow.com 26th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show is set for October 17 and 18

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Georgetown Wooden Boat Show: Records set for crowd and boat building

By Jason Lesley,  Coastal Observer For more photos by Tanya Ackerman, Coastal Observer go HERE  The silver anniversary Georgetown Wooden Boat Show was as good as gold. From the brilliant October sunshine gleaming off the polished wood and brass of…


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 Category Winners Row  John Martin, Charleston, SC 14.5'…


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 Fish House at the end of St. James Street in…


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 October, just in time for the 25th Georgetown Wooden…


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 showing for a 'project boat' at the 2013 Georgetown Wooden Boat Show.…


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 Award, an award that recognizes contributions to rural…