Fishermen offer Classic Wooden Boat Exhibit


The Westport Fishermen's Association will present the fourth annual Classic Wooden Boat Exhibit and marine equipment sale on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 and 20 from noon to 4 p.m.

The exhibit will be at the Fishermen's Horseneck Point Life Saving Station at 241 East Beach Road, Westport.

On display will examples of the talent and skill of local boat builders, both now and in the past.

This year the Fishermen expect to have 25 to 30 boats on display, many with their builders and owners present. Home-built classics and handcrafted art will be on hand on the landing, in and around the Life Saving Station and in the visitor center.

There will be a table of miscellaneous items, tools and marine equipment available for sale. Also available will be several new WFA apparel items for the fall season, including hoodies, fleece jackets and vests, and baseball caps.

This event is free and open to the public.

Organized by Howie Gifford and other association members, the Boat Show is one of a number of events meant to fulfill the Westport Fisherman’s commitment to provide events that bring the community together. For more information, visit their website at



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