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

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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'…


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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 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!

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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 exhibited our Paper Jet on the Georgetown Wooden Boat Show in South…


The Write Boat Blog - Scenes from the 24th GWBS

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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 along Front Street in Georgetown's historic district.  I arrived…