The Antique and Classic Boat Festival will be held at the Brewer Hawthorne Cove Marina in Salem, Massachusetts. The festival has previously been held in Boston and Quincy. Antique boats from 1946 and prior, as well as classic boats from 1975 and prior will be on display.
Past participants include ‘Dorothy’ an 1898 fantail lake launch, ‘Sumoria’ a 1929 motor yacht, and ‘Goldeneye’ a 1960 Concordia yawl. In addition to mingling with other boat lovers, there is an optional judging competition. Awards will be given for Best Sailboat, Best Powerboat, Best Hand-Powered Boat, Best Reproduction, Finest Interior, and more. If you hope to participate, get your boat competition ready with Evinrude XD100 oil.