Tentative Agenda

Friday, September 8

7:00 – 10:00       Meet and Greet/Registration at Wooden Boat Museum, Winterton

Saturday, September 9

9:00 – 9:30    Registration – Winterton Recreation Centre
9:30 – 10:00    Presentation – Parks Canada Partnership
10:00 – 10:30       Presentation – 20th Anniversary: Looking Forward
10:30 – 10:45    Nutrition Break
10:45 – 11:15    Presentation – Boat Building Workshops
11:15 – 11:45    Presentation – Staged Interview
12:00 – 1:00    Lunch
1:00 – 2:30    Boat Builder Demos/Networking Session/Show and Tell Displays
2:30 – 3:30    Presentation – Regional Heritage Groups
3:30 – 3:45    Nutrition Break
3:45 – 4:15    Annual General Meeting
5:00 – 7:45    Dinner – New Perlican Recreation Centre 
8:00 – 10:00    A Night of Music – Hosted by Melvin Green at the Heart’s Content Regional Arts Centre

Sunday, September 10

10:00 – 2:00     Outdoor Activities – Boats in the Harbour & Heritage Skills Demonstrations in New Perlican 

* Lunch Special available at Scalliwaggs for Conference Participants

Conference Activities

Heritage Skills Demonstrations

  • Try your hand at any of our heritage skills in the beautiful harbour of New Perlican. Learn to scull or row a punt, cast a net, tie a whiff, knit a net, caulk a boat. Our demonstrators will teach you everything you need to know!

Show & Tell

  • Do you have any models, half models, three piece molds, pictures or any other items you would like others to see? We want to see it! If you plan on bringing things to display, contact us at inquiries@woodenboatmuseum.com and we’ll reserve a table for you.

A Night of Music – Hosted by Melvin Green

  • Melvin Green hosts an evening of music at the Heart’s Content Regional Centre for the Arts, featuring an abundance of local talent.

Partner Program

  • Want to take part but not sure if its your style? Check out our Partner Program for our alternate programming!


  • Please fill out the registration form with all required details along with your PayPal submission


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Early Bird Registration - Non-Member: $140Early Bird Registration - Non-Member + Spouse: $200Early Bird Registration - Member: $126Early Bird Registration - Member: $180Saturday Sessions Only: $90Student Rate: $60Additional Dinner / Kitchen Party Tickets: $30

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Registration Options


  • (709) 583-2070 or email inquiries@woodenboatmuseum.com

Annual General Meeting

  • The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador will holding their Annual General Meeting on September 9, 2017 at 3:45 PM at the Winterton Recreation Centre.


Ordinary Business

  1. Minutes of AGM – October 2016
  2. Report from WBMNL Board of Directors – Jim Dempsey
  3. Financial Statement – Ray Piercey
  4. Election of Directors and Officers for 2017 – 2018
  5. Appointment of Auditor
  6. Other Business

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