Thursday, August 11, 2011

This Weekend: Tall Ships and Classic Boats

This weekend's boating events include the final weekend of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, Tall Ships in Chicago, and classic boats in Lake Tahoe...

Photo © Rick Tomlinson / Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Each week we let you know about all the nautical events happening in the hope that if you can't get out on the water, you can still be around boats. This weekend's round-up includes events around the world featuring racing, tall ships, classic boats and more. Let's check them out...

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week
This weekend marks the final days of this year's Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight in England.

Tall Ships in Chicago
This event sounds delicious. If you're in the Chicago area today through Sunday, check out A Taste of Tall Ships® Chicago 2011 at Navy Pier.

Other events this weekend
- Rockland is home to the Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show this Friday through Sunday

- Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance- 39th Annual Wooden Boat Show is this weekend in, you guessed it, Lake Tahoe

- Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show is Saturday and Sunday in Hessel, Michigan
Nautical Event Details, Directions, and More
As always, there are more details about these and other boating events this weekend - including links to the official websites - on our calendar of boat shows. If we missed an event in this article or on our calendar, please send us an email - boatshows@firstboat.com - or post it on the Daily Boater Facebook page.

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