Get ready for the 2020 Classic & Wooden Boat Festival - set to be even bigger and better than ever!

Hosted by the Australian National Maritime Museum, CWBF 2020 will run over three days (1 - 3 May) celebrating the beauty and diversity of Australia’s best heritage vessels and their craftspeople. 

Don't miss out on the fun experienced by more than 33,000 people who enjoyed the Classic & Wooden Boat Festival at the museum in 2018.

Over 140 vessels were on display at the museum including yachts, skiffs, Halvorsens, classic speedboats, steam launches, tugboats, whalers and navy workboats from all around Australia.

2020 Festival Highlights:

  • Over 150 classic boats on display
  • Food, market & trade stalls
  • Demonstrations, competitions & workshops
  • Festival entertainment
  • Kids & family activities
  • Darling Harbour cruises
  • Symposium and curated talks
  • Plus much more!

Registration for Classic & Wooden Boat Festival 2020 

Thank you for your interest to celebrate maritime heritage at the 2020 Classic & Wooden Boat Festival (CWBF), hosted by the Australian National Maritime Museum, 1 – 3 May 2020. 

Please complete the following questions to register your details so we can let you know when Expression of Interest (EOI) forms are available. 

When spaces officially open in August 2019, you will be sent an EOI form to complete. 

Classic Wooden Boat Festival 2020

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