Welcome to the website of the Vancouver Wooden Boat Society!
Welcome to the 29th Annual Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival at Granville Island. Come on down on August 25th, 26th 27th & 28th.
See you there!
Boats at the festival docks:
Summertime of Wight
Orca Bay boats Canoes and Kayaks
Brian Chandler Skin on Frame Boats
Britannia Heritage Shipyard Society
David Ellis Bookseller
Oarlock & Sail Wooden Boat Club
Shuswap Association for Rowing and Paddling
Vancouver Maritime Museum
Sea Shanties by the Armchair Sailors
First Nations Storyteller Rebecca Duncan
thank you for comming to
The most weatherly Wooden Boat Festival at Granville Island Ever! Sun! Cloud! Wind! Rain! Mother Nature gave us a taste of every type of weather. Windstorm Video:
Thanks to the Wooden Vessels and Exhibitors that attended, our Sponsors and Volunteers.
45 Wooden Boats were on display. Two Bevin's Skiffs were built and launched.
Let's do it again next year, August 25th-28th, 2016 at Granville Island!
Congratulations to the 2015 Vancouver Wooden Boat Festival winners:
Best Work Boat or Work Boat Conversion:Merry Chase
Best Power Yacht (Under 30'):Snowdrop
Best Power Yacht (30' and above): Wanderer
Best Sailboat (30' and above):Trine
Best Small Boat (Modern Construction): Dulcinea
Boat of Greatest Interest: Aegean
Best Modern Construction:Absolute
Best Traditional Construction:Rhinegold
Boat of the Show:Merry Chase
Family Boat Building the "Bevin's Skiff".
This site was updated on February 25th, 2017.