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PHOTO: Mr Smith sails into Smithton's Duck River after circumnavigating Australia. (Supplied: Sandy Parker)

Neil Smith circumnavigates Australia in his seventies, then sails quietly back into Smithton

Read more by Rick Eaves at ABC Northern Tasmania

Gondoliers compete in the U.S. Gondola Nationals in Stillwater

Gondoliers compete in the U.S. Gondola Nationals in Stillwater.

Read more by Will Ashenmacher at the Twin Cities

Lake Vermilion Antique and Classic Boat Show

Every fall for the past seven years, boating enthusiasts of all stripes have come to Westport for the Classic Wooden Boat Show.

Read more by Robert Barboza at South Coast Today

Georgetown Wooden Boat Show.

Downtown Georgetown was full of boats of all sizes, shapes and ages as part of the annual Wooden Boat Show.

Read more by Chris Sokoloski at South Strand News

Couta start on Pittwater. Photo Bob Fowler.

Couta Week, the precursor to the 2017 Couta Boat class nationals, began on Sydney Harbour and culminates with the Wattle Cup.

Read more by Lisa Ratcliff at My Sailing.com.au

Kings Island River Rowing Race on the Shannon in Limerick

The inaugural Kings Island River Rowing Race on the Shannon in Limerick gets into its stride with a remarkable collection of traditional boats from many parts of Ireland.

Read more at Afloat.ie

Geneva Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show

Geneva Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show at the Abbey in Fontana

Read more at the Walworth County Gazette

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Glasgow-built vessels

Pride of the Clyde as labours of love finally float

Read more by Jody Harrison at the Herald Scotland

The Smith Mountain Lake

The Smith Mountain Lake Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society held its 26th Annual Boat Show on Sept. 10 at Mariners Landing Resort in Huddleston.

Read more at the Franklin News

boats and people in Port Townsend

The Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival has a momentum all its own. Like a tidal current in an island-studded passage, its ripples are visible, its direction apparent.

Read more by Bruce Bateau at Three Sheets NW.

Wooden Boat Events

5th to 7th October
A Trinity Seduction
Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador,
Trinity, Newfoundland, Canada

7th October
Thistle Cup
Sydney Harbour,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

8th October
Muriel Trophy
Sydney Harbour,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

8th to 9th October
Port Aransas plyWooden Boat Festival
The Marina and the Port Aransas Museum,
Port Aransas, Texas, USA

8th to 9th October
Wooden Boat Festival
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum,
Madisonville, Louisiana, USA

15th to 16th October
Georgetown Wooden Boat Show
The South Carolina Maritime Museum,
Georgetown, SC, USA

15th to 16th October
Wattle Cup
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

23rd October
Davistown Putt Putt Regatta & Wooden Boat Festival
Illoura Reserve on the Davistown waterfront,
Davistown, NSW, Australia

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