New and vintage wooden boats are on display, featuring log rafting tugs; "Yaquina Runoff" boat race for people-powered boats;
2011 promises to be the best Wooden Boat Show ever with lots of fun, family-friendly activities, live music, food, plenty of water-related activities and some new surprises! The Wooden Boat Show is located at Toledo's Port Dock 1, just a block away from Main Street where you can visit local businesses, antique shops and area restaurants. There's something for everyone!
Yaquina Run-Off - Saturday, August 20
The Yaquina Run-Off is a non-motorized, people-powered boat race that starts and ends in Toledo at the Wooden Boat Show site. Choose between a 3-mile short course or a 9-mile long course. This 'gently competitive' race is a lot of fun and gives you a chance to enjoy the beauty of the Yaquina River. Registration is $20 per person and includes a 2010 Wooden Boat Show t-shirt.B
For history of boat shows click on link
Port of Toledo
Family Boat Building - Friday through Sunday
With instruction from Master Boat Builder Carl Chamberlin from Port Townsend, WA and Toledo boat builder Rick Johnson, you'll build "Nuf", your 9 1/2-foot boat. Starting on Friday, you'll work under tents at the Wooden Boat Show... and by Sunday afternoon, you'll be launching your finished boat! Don't miss this great experience to share with your family, friends or give it a go by yourself!
Poker Paddle - Saturday and Sunday
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days, paddle around Depot Slough and pick up playing cards at 4 locations, and a 5th when you finish the paddle. This will form your poker hand. Prizes will be awarded to the player with the best poker hand at 2:15 p.m. Pack a lunch, bring your camera, play the game and have a great afternoon out on the water. Registration is only $10 per hand.
Other Fun Activities in Store:
Kids' Toy Boat Building
Slow Slough Scull - a timed rowing competition!
Boat Rides on Depot Slough and the Yaquina River
Special Wooden Boat Exhibits on land and in the water
Kayak Safety Demonstrations
Silent Auction - lots of great items to bid on!
Toledo Chamber of Commerce's Famous Pancake Breakfast - Saturday and Sunday!
Art and craft booths and demonstrations
Pirates with Potato Cannons!
For Complete Schedual of events check out this link The Yaquina Wavelength
Click on this link for admission details. www.portoftoledo.org