10 Top Events For Rowers At WBS

As I have mentioned before, The 19th Annual WoodenBoat Show will start tomorrow, Friday 25 June and run for three days, 25-27 June, at Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut. The museum and the show will be open between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. More information can be found by clicking here.

Allow me to pick out ten events, vendors, and places that you rowers should go to if you are visiting the WoodenBoat Show this weekend:

Time 9:00-5:00, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Location: G.W. Blunt White Building (No. 54)
#2 Mystic Seaport’s Boat and Engine Collection – see the National Rowing Foundation’s wonderful collection of racing shells.
Time 2:30-4:30, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Location: Rossi Mill Loading Dock

#3 Paddle and Oar Making.
Time: 2:30, Sunday.
Location: Paint Shed, Shipyard

#4 Mystic Seaport Museum Bookstore – great selection on rowing books.
Time: 9:00-6:00, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Location: Opposite the Museum’s Main Gate

#5 Rowboat Rentals – get out on the Mystic River.
Time: 10-4:30, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Location: Boathouse (No. 13)

#6 Adirondack Guide Boat – vendor.
Time: 9:00-5:00, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Location: Tent A.

#7 Connecticut River Books – vendor, good selection of old, used books on rowing.
Time: 9:00-5:00, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Location: Tent B.

Time: 9:00-5:00, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Location: Village Green Exhibits.

#9 WoodenBoat Store – vendor, has published some books on rowing.
Time: 9:00-5:00, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Location: Tent A.

#10 From ‘Whale Ho’ To ‘Find Out’ Whaleboat Demonstration.
Time: 11:00 a.m., Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Location: Middle Wharf (No. 27), if rain, Whaleboat Shed (No. 34)

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