Wooden Boat Show, Sun. June 24, 2007, Tiburon, CA
2007 Wooden Boat Show
Sunday, June 24, 2007
Corinthian Yacht Club
43 Main Street, Tiburon, CA
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Master Mariners Benevolent Association invites you to get a close look at some great classic boats and learn a bit of nautical history at their annual wooden boat show at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Tiburon, CA. There are generally 60 vessels on display in the show. This year several boats from the local chapter of the Traditional Small Craft Association will also be on display -- skiffs, dories, whitehalls -- as well as some classic wood work boats. A lively jazz band will be playing and there will be activities for children on the deck making it a great outing for the entire family. Refreshments and a BBQ will be available. Boat show proceeds go towards the Master Mariners Benevolent Foundation which provides funding for sail training scholarships and skills associated with restoring traditional sailing craft. A number of awards for boats will be given including the Stone Cup, Corinthian Cup, and Peoples' Choice. Admission is $10 for adults, free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult.
Photos from past shows: www.mastermariners.org/boatshow.html
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Thank you - we hope you can attend this great event!
About the Master Mariners Benevolent Association (MMBA):
The MMBA dates back to 1867 when it gained recognition after staging a successful boat race at the San Francisco Fourth of July Celebration. This became a popular Fourth of July tradition, as the never disappointing San Francisco winds promised an exciting race, and rowdy participants battled with fists and sails for the prize banner that read "Champion." The MMBA still holds an annual regatta on Memorial Weekend and crowns a champion at the awards party, in addition to a variety of other nautical-themed events.
For more information:
Master Mariners Benevolent Association of San Francisco Bay
San Francisco, CA
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