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CFCC‘s Riverfront Boat Show returns March 26

Boat Show 2022 Wilmington, NC — Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce the return of the CFCC Riverfront Boat Show. The show will be held on Saturday, March 26 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the Cape Fear riverfront on Water St. (between the Hotel Ballast and Coastline Convention Center).

The event will showcase the art of boat building, featuring the work of CFCC boatbuilding students and local craftsmen. A variety of wooden and fiberglass boats will be displayed along the riverfront, as well as in the water. This event is free and open to the public.

“This is a great opportunity for our students to engage with other boat builders and to display their hard work. We are excited to once again host this event,” said Jay Rogers, Marine Technology Department Chair.

There will be ten judged classes, including special Simmons Sea Skiff awards. All proceeds from the boat show will support scholarships for CFCC’s boat-building students.

A catered dinner will be provided for all registered participants directly after the show.

Show Highlights

  • Dock space on the Cape Fear River (Trailer spaces also available)
  • Sixteen judging categories
  • Knot-tying challenge

If your business is interested in sponsoring the show, please contact John Olsen at jolsen@cfcc.edu or call 910-362-7361 . For information about CFCC’s Boat Building programs, visit cfcc.edu/boat-building .

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