- Dock space on the Cape Fear River (Trailer spaces also available)
- Ten judging categories plus special Simmons Sea Skiff awards
- Boat building demonstration by Atlantic Veneer in preparation for National Boat Building Challenge
- Food trucks and vendor booths
- Knot-tying challenge
Boat/Vendor Exhibitor Information:
Location: CFCC Wilmington Campus on the riverfront on Water St. (between the Hilton and Coastline Convention Center). Free parking in the CFCC Parking Deck on Nutt St.
Hours: All boats and vendors must be ready to display between 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 1st, 2017.
Judging and Awards: Ten judged classes including special Simmons Sea Skiff awards.
Entry Fees: There is a $35 charge for amateur boats and a 10 x 10 vendor booth. $100 for a commercial manufactured vessel or commercial exhibitor. All amateur boat exhibitors and commercial sponsors get a free t-shirt and two tickets to the dinner after the show.
Sponsorships: Sponsorships are available at $100 each for businesses that wish to show up to five vessels and be featured in promotional materials. Sponsors receive a text link on the official CFCC Boat Show web site, two dinner tickets and recognition at the awards ceremony. All sponsorships benefit CFCC boat building student scholarships. If your business is interested in sponsoring the show, please contact John Olsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (910) 362-7361.
Driving directions to CFCC
From the North (I-40): Follow I-40 to Wilmington and take a right on Martin Luther King Parkway. Follow parkway about 7 miles and take downtown Wilmington exit to Third St. Turn right on Walnut St. Drive to Water St. and turn right. Parking is on the right.From the West (Brunswick County): Take Rt. 74/76 over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. After the bridge, turn left on to Third St. Drive approx. 1.5 miles until you get to Walnut St. Turn left on Walnut St. and drive to Water St. turn right. Parking is on the right.
From the South (Brunswick County and S.C.): Take Rt. 74/76 over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. After the bridge, turn left on to Third St. Drive approx. 1.5 miles until you get to Walnut St. Turn left on Walnut St. and drive to Water St. turn right. Parking is on the right.