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Homer Wooden Boat Show
Posted by Paul H on May 05 2005
For those looking for something to do this weekend:

13th Annual Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival

Thu,May 5 - Sun, May 8

The Festival kicks off Thursday night with Sea Chanties and
Storytelling at 7pm at the Salty Dawg. Enjoy Film Night at the
Heritage RV Park pavilion Friday 6pm with Irving Johnson's "Sailing
Around Cape Horn" and other selections. And make your way to the
pavilion again Saturday 7:30pm when Homer's own Renn Tolman,
boatbuilder, author and traveler, shares his skiff adventures in
Alaskan waters. The Homer Spit is abuzz Saturday 10am to 6pm and
Sunday 10am to 4pm with boat exhibits, demonstrations, kids' boat
building and the Tolman Skiff rendezvous. The Pedersen Classic
Rowboat Races start midday Sunday, with child and adult categories.
Check the Boat Festival and Shorebird Festival schedules for trips
to Gull Island aboard the classic wooden M/V Danny J.

Contact Dave at (907) 235-2986 for more information.

I don't know who Dave is, somebody forwarded this info to me.  There will be quite a few Tolman skiffs down there, as well as folks that are building them.  Lots of other wooden boats as well, kayaks, dinghies, etc.


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