Geelong Wooden Boat Festival, 12 – 14 March 2022

As a major presenting sponsor, the Wooden Boat Shop are immensely proud to partner with the Geelong Wooden Boat Festival. Join our convoy cruise for an incredible weekend of wooden boat festivities. We’re planning to leave Sorrento on Friday 11th March to overnight at Portarlington and return Sunday 6th March. Couta Boats, Motor Launches, wooden boats of all sizes and shapes welcome!

If you wish to join us, please indicate your interest here.


Key program activities:


Friday 11 March

Arrive in Portarlington: 3 pm onwards

Dinner & music at Portarlington Hotel: 6 pm-8 pm


Saturday 12 March

Portarlington to Geelong Passage Race: 10:55 am – 5 pm

Wooden boat & exhibiter displays: 11 am – 5 pm

Festival opening & welcome ceremony: 5 pm – 5:30 pm


Sunday 13 March

Grand parade of sail: 11 am – 1 pm

Special Course Yacht Race: 1:33 pm – 4 pm


Monday 14 March

Lunch in Portarlington


If you wish to join The Wooden Boat Shop in convoy from Sorrento, please indicate your interest here.

To sign-up for the festival with Royal Geelong Yacht Club, visit



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