Maine-Built Boat Show This Weekend
August 12, 2011
People interested in seeing some of Maine’s finest craftsmanship will have plenty of options this August, with the 9th annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show in Rockland on August 12-14, followed immediately by the second annual Open Boatyard Days, August 15-16. (article link)
The show, which features furniture-makers, artists, architects, designers and boatuilders, is Maine’s only in-the-water boat show and offers visitors the chance to meet Maine craftsmen and step aboard the boats of their dreams. “Open Boatyard Days” is a 2- event sponsored by Maine Built Boats where visitors can tour boatyards and marine-related businesses from Kittery to Eastport. Participating businesses will offer guided tours on the hour, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
The latest information about the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show, including hours and ticket information, is available at: Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show.
Boatbuilding is the third-largest manufacturing industry in Maine and remains an essential part of the state’s economy. Maine Built Boats is a non-profit, member-driven trade organization building awareness, appreciation and demand for Maine’s boatbuilding industry.
- Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m..
- Sunday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m..
- Rockland, Maine, Harbor Park on the waterfront.
- (Click here for directions).
- Price: $12, kids under 12 FREE.
- Two and three-day passes available.
- *NO pets are allowed on show grounds.
- Event Schedule
- Exhibitor List
Video:Maine Boats and Harbors Show