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  • South Carolina Maritime Museum

2024 GWBS Boat Exhibitor

South Carolina Maritime Museum 729 Front St. Georgetown, SC 29440
Email us boats@woodenboatshow.com Call us at (843) 520-0111

The 35th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show!

October 19-20, 2024

Exhibit Information and Registration

PLEASE NOTE:  This registration page is for the first three (3) boats you want to exhibit.  For additional boat exhibits, use the additional boat registration form found here.

Over 100 classic wooden boats will be displayed in the water and on Front Street. Vessels ranging in size from kayaks to large yachts will be exhibited in twelve exhibit categories: Row, Canoe, Kayak, Surf/Paddle Boards, Sail, Classic Sail, Inboard Power, Classic Inboard, Outboard Power, Classic Outboard, Owner Designed and Built, and Century Class. There are also categories for model boats and cradle boats. Visitors will be able to meet and talk to wooden boat craftsmen, manufacturers and owners. Maritime arts, crafts, models and demonstrations will also be on display. Awards will be presented to the winners in each of the exhibit categories and to the People’s Choice winner. Special Awards will also be presented.

Registration is limited to boats whose main structural strength is derived from wood components. External applications for sheathing of fiberglass, reinforced plastic, etc. are acceptable. Boats will be displayed on Front Street and floating dinghy docks projecting into the Sampit River will be used for water displays. Dock space for larger vessels is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Drafts up to seven feet can be accommodated.

The fee is $35 per application which includes the registration of one boat, a Welcome Bag (canvas tote with GWBS logo), one Official GWBS T-shirt (voucher), and admission for one to the Saturday night Exhibitor Dinner.

Additional boats may be registered by the same applicant for $5 each. Additional admissions to the Exhibitor Dinner for family members or guests are $20 per person. Complete this online Wooden Boat Registration form (preferred) or download and print the registration form and send in a check. 

Exhibitor Schedule

Friday, October 18

  • Water Exhibitors can begin docking at 3 pm on Friday.
    • To arrange earlier dockage call Johnny Weaver at (843) 907-1878
  • Exhibitor Welcome Reception 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    • Held under the tent located in the parking lot beside the SC Maritime Museum at 729 Front St. Beer, wine, and snacks will be served. Exhibitors can check in and pick up their Welcome Bags at this time. 

Saturday, October 19 - Exhibit hours are 11 am until 6 pm

  • Land exhibitors can begin set-up at 7 am
  • Exhibitor check-in outside SC Maritime Museum 8 am - 11 am
    • Pick up your Welcome Bag which contains your exhibitor sign and name tag.
  • Judging begins at 10 am
    • Display your exhibitor signs and wear your name tags so the judges can find you!
  • Awards Ceremony 4 pm
    • Exhibit winners will be announced from the stage at Front & Broad Streets. Brass plaques will be awarded and winners will receive ribbons to display on their boats.
  • Exhibitor Dinner 7 pm - 9 pm
    • Held under the big tent located in Maritime Park. Dinner and bar.

Sunday, October 20 - Exhibit hours are 11 am until 4 pm

  • Boats should remain in place until 4 pm.
For questions, please email boats@woodenboatshow.com

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Boat Exhibitor Registration

Activity Price Quantity Total
Boat Exhibitor Registration $35.00
$35.00
1st Boat Registration includes: *Canvas tote bag *Official GWBS T-Shirt *One ticket for Saturday night Exhibitor Dinner
Additional Boats $5.00
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Each additional boat exhibit is $5/boat.
Guest Admission to Exhibitor Dinner $20.00
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Additional admission to Saturday night Exhibitor Dinner for family members or guests are $20 per person.
  Total: $35.00
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WOODEN BOAT EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

The field BOAT 1 CATEGORY is required.
The field BOAT 1 - Type of Boat is required.
The field BOAT 1 Name is required.
The field What year was BOAT 1 built? is required.
The maximum length for the field If BOAT 1 was restored, please provide year. is 500 characters.
The field Who built BOAT 1? is required.
The field What type of wood was used to build BOAT 1? is required.
The field What is the LOA x BEAM for BOAT 1? is required.
The field Will BOAT 1 be displayed on land or water? is required.
The maximum length for the field BOAT 2 - Type of Boat is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field BOAT 2 Name is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field What year was BOAT 2 built? is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field If BOAT 2 was restored, please provide the year. is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field Who built BOAT 2? is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field What type of wood was used to built BOAT 2? is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field What is the LOA x BEAM for BOAT 2? is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field BOAT 3 - Type of Boat is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field BOAT 3 Name is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field What year was BOAT 3 built? is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field If BOAT 3 was restored, please provide the year. is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field Who built BOAT 3? is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field What type of wood was used to build BOAT 3? is 500 characters.
The maximum length for the field What is the LOA x BEAM for BOAT 3? is 500 characters.
The field Do you plan to exhibit your boat(s) on Sunday until 4 PM? is required.
Total Amount Due: $35.00
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