The 2020 Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong, presented by the Wooden Boatshop and Yanmar and held at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, will kick off on Friday 6th March and run through to Monday 9th March, 2020.


Being the 9th edition of the biennial Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong, the festival will celebrate Australia’s maritime heritage and local history as well as give insight into the craftsmanship of wooden boat building and maintenance, and host a range of boating races and displays along the Geelong Waterfront.


The festival appeals to all ages with activities including: boat, art and cultural displays; demonstrations of boat building; on-shore entertainment; yacht and rowing races; a vintage car display; and children’s activities.


To view the action packed program, please see HERE.


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The festival will also feature historic tall ships, making for a spectacular display on the Geelong Waterfront and the opportunity to tour these vessels.


For more information on the 2020 Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong and how you can get involved, please see