Classic Boat Festival:

Boater Registration

Hello, boaters!

The Maritime Museum of BC is pleased to welcome you to the 2023 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.

REgistration fees:

Up to 19′ |  $165.00          20′  to 30′ |  $220.00           31′  to 45′ |  $253.00           46′ to 59′ |  $286.00           60′ – 80′ |  $308.00            Over 80′ |  $330.00

These fees include:

  • Weekend moorage: 4 nights (Noon August 31 – Noon September 4) at Victoria’s Inner Harbour (located in front of the Fairmont Empress Hotel in downtown Victoria)
  • 2 tickets for the Friday evening Welcome Reception.

Festivities begin with the Friday Night Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception for the Victoria Classic Boat Festival will be held on Friday September 1, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM, at the Strathcona Hotel Wicket Hall. Each boat will receive 2 complimentary tickets for the reception as part of their registration. Additional tickets are available to buy online for $20 each–tickets will not be sold at the door, so please register prior to the August 24 deadline. This is a stand-up reception with light snacks and refreshments.

Exclusive “Boaters Only” Awards Banquet!

After a weekend of celebrating, all boaters and their guests are welcome to join us at the annual Awards Banquet at the beautiful Edelweiss Club at 6:00 PM on Sunday, September 3, 2023. Tickets are $70 and are limited–they will not be sold at the door, so please register prior to the August 24th cut off.


2023 Registration is now closed.