Mahone Bay's Heritage Boat Yard Co-op

Celebrating our heritage, our legacy, our pride. Mahone Bay, NS


Model Boat Builders of Nova Scotia present their art and skills in Mahone Bay on Saturday, July 30th.

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An array of wooden half and full models will reflect the many types of boats familiar in Nova Scotian waters from dories to naval ships.
An attraction for the whole family!

2016 Theme: Square Rigged Ships.

did not fine image Square Rigged ships played a large roll in first discovering and settling Nova Scotia then they played a large roll in international trade for us. Many Square Rigged ships were built here in Mahone Bay as they were all over our province.

Water Tank and Remote Control Model Ships.

The South Shore Modellers' Guild water tank will return for this year's Ship Model Show, so please bring your model boats to the show. The water tank and the remote control boats were always a favourate feature for kids of all ages.

Life Time Acknowledgement Award for 2016.

did not fine image This award is present to an individual who has over the years given to the hobby of building model boats and ships. It is intended to acknowledge their contribution to this hobby by their act of building boats, sharing or promoting or other act related to the art and craft. Please fell free to offer up names of people how would be deserving such a recognition. It is a recognition from the community of Nova Scotia from peers who wish to acknowledge someones contribution. It is not a compation of best or most.
The above statment is my first attempt at identifying the goals of this award. Please fell free to help me out in clarification.

Past Model Boat Shows

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2015 Model Boat Show

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2014 Model Boat Show

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2013 Model Boat Show

Need links to pages for previous years. A writeup on the coming year's show (2016) and some info on setup, takedown and other stuff.