Be part of the inaugural exciting, rip-roaring, sensational Wooden Boat and Sea Shanty Event to Celebrate the 150 years of Phillip Island settlement in Rhyll.
Having the first boat building industry in Victoria, Rhyll is the perfect place to showcase the maritime history of bygone times and have quite a bit of fun doing it!
We are planning:
Opening night dinner, highlighted by high seas talks and stories
Historic and Classic Wooden Boats on show
A colourful Sail Past parade with boats dressed in their finery
Exciting and lively Sea Shanty Bands playing around the sea shore
Remarkable Model Boat Display with great prizes for winning entries
Maritime art exhibition by Bass Coast artists
Superb Photographic Gallery displaying Rhyll’s Maritime History
Food Stalls, restaurants and local delicacies
Art and Craft stalls
Demonstrations of Splicing, net making and Knot tying throughout the day
Fun for the whole family with Kids activities such as face painting, tug of war, pirate treasure hunt, Games, Boat Races with lots of prizes….and loads more