The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival will return on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June 2024. This is the 31st anniversary of the event and a flotilla of heritage boats from across the country, will drop anchor in the historic harbour of Portsoy for a weekend of celebrations.
Upholding the north east’s maritime heritage, there will be a packed programme of entertainment including music and dance, the finest Scottish food and drink and demonstrations of age-old crafts, unique handmade items and gifts.
The festival will begin with our Big Gig on the Back Green on Friday 21st June 2024. More information will be announced soon, so keep an eye on our website and social media channels.
MARITIME REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN
The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival welcomes heritage sailing vessels from across the UK.
Skippers and sailing crews are now invited to register to attend on the following link: https://stbfportsoy.org/take-part/maritime/.
We have welcomed traditional boats, large and small, from across the country and beyond. So, set sail to Portsoy for a weekend of maritime celebrations, meet other boating crews, enjoy great food and drink, live music and dance on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June 2024.