Classic Boat Festival:

Boater Registration

Hello, boaters!

The Maritime Museum of BC is pleased to welcome you to the 2022 Victoria Classic Boat Festival. Your participation has allowed us to continue to celebrate and share our maritime heritage for over 40 years. Registration is open to vessels of Classic design and Traditional construction. Unique vessels of maritime interest are considered by invitation only. Contact info@mmbc.bc.ca for more information.

COVID-19 information: We are planning for the Classic Boat Festival to move ahead for 2022. We will be keeping an eye on changes as they come and make announcements as soon as we can if anything changes. In the meantime, boaters’ registration is now open! Please reach out at any time if you have questions or concerns by emailing cbf@mmbc.bc.ca.

Registration fees:


Up to 19′   |    $150.00           20′  to 30′  |    $200.00           31′  to 45′  |    $230.00           46′ to 59′   |    $260.00           60′ – 80′  |    $280.00            Over 80′  |     $300.00



These fees include:

  • Weekend moorage: 4 nights (Noon September 1 – Noon September 5) at Victoria’s Inner Harbour (located in front of the Fairmont Empress Hotel in downtown Victoria)
  • 2 tickets  for the Friday Night Opening Reception at the Union Club.



Festivities begin with the Friday Night Opening Reception

The Opening Reception for the Victoria Classic Boat Festival will be held at the historic Union Club of Victoria on Friday September 2nd from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Each boat will receive 2 complimentary tickets for the reception as part of their registration. Additional tickets are available to buy online and will be available at the door on Friday evening.


Exclusive “Boaters Only” Annual Awards Banquet!

After a weekend of celebrating, all boaters and their guests are welcome to join us at the Annual Awards Banquet at the Union Club, a National Historic Site, at 6:00 PM on Sunday, September 4th, 2022. Tickets are limited – be sure to reserve your ticket through the Registration Payment Page (Listed as “Dinner Tickets”)!

Be sure to save the link to the to the payment page in case you wish to purchase additional tickets or contact us at cbf@mmbc.bc.ca if you have questions.

*Please be aware that if you realize you will have to withdraw from the festival that the cut off date for a full refund of your registration is August 19th.


2022 Registration Now Open!

2022 registration form

Please choose the length category your boat falls into. The amount listed is the cost of your registration to be selected when you are redirected to our payment gateway. Registration includes 4 nights moorage and 2 complimentary tickets to the Friday Night reception.
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 5 files.
Please select one to indicate if you would like to include a description of your vessel for use on the Classic Boat Festival's social media (eg.facebook).
Please note, in order to comply with our policies and Museum standards the Maritime Museum of BC reserves the right to edit your entry.
The Costume Contest will be held on Saturday, September 3rd. More details will be provided closer to the event.
All vessels receive 2 complimentary tickets for the Friday Night reception. Please indicate how many additional tickets you would like to buy (additional tickets are $20 each)
How many Sunday night banquet tickets do you plan to purchase? (Banquet tickets are $80 each)