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The 2022 Wooden Boat Festival

The 2022 Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong will be held from Saturday 12 to Monday 14 March 2022 at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club.

The club is expecting over 200 entries, approximately 1500 direct participants and in excess of 40,000 visitors to the Waterfront Festival. There is no doubt that the event is growing and this biennial regatta has become a favourite on the Boat-Lovers’ Calendar, as well as giving the Geelong community the opportunity to see first- hand some of the most historic Wooden Boats in Australia.

In 2022, there will be an increased focus on family participation with many activities for children on the program. This will include Tall Ships to climb on, treasure hunts, an art competition for local schools and hands on boat building activities.

The festival will again attract the highest calibre of boats from all around Victoria and interstate to compete in this our 9th festival. They will be competing in our extensive program which will comprise both on water and shore based activities, including a Grand Parade of Boats and Cavalcade of Sail, a Concourse d’ Elegance, racing for the Corio Bay Couta Boat Cup, the Corio Bay Classic Wooden Yacht Cup and the Passage Races from Portarlington to Geelong.

For further information, visit the Wooden Boat Festival website.