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Latest updates from Shetland Boat Week

Keep up to date on what's happening with notifications of new events being added and planning developments for Shetland Boat Week, held the second week of August each year.

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Bairns Art Competition Launched

09/05/2017

Organisers of Shetland Boat Week have, today, announced the launch of a bairns’ art competition which will see the winning entries unveiled for display during the August festival.

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2017 Shetland Boat Week Programme Launched

02/05/2017

Shetland Amenity Trust, organisers of Shetland Boat Week, are pleased to announce the release today of the 2017 programme of events.

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Serco NorthLink showcase of Boatbuilding

19/04/2017

Shetland Boat Week organisers are very excited to announce that a key activity at this year’s festival will centre on traditional boat building, thanks to Serco NorthLink Ferries, one of the event’s main sponsors.

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Sponsors confirmed for Shetland Boat Week 2017

03/04/2017

Shetland Amenity Trust, organisers of Shetland Boat Week, are pleased to announce Ocean Kinetics, Serco NorthLink Ferries and Lerwick Port Authority as sponsors of the 2017 event.

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Volunteers and Events Sought for 2017

16/01/2017

Organisers of Shetland Boat Week are appealing for volunteers to assist at various events in the lead up to, and during this year’s event.

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Boats sought for 2017 display

18/10/2016

Organisers of Shetland Boat Week are beginning preparations for next year’s event with an appeal to the public for potential boats to be included in one of several displays planned during the maritime festival.

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2017 Shetland Boat Week Dates

07/10/2016

Organisers are pleased to announce that the dates for the 2017 event will be Monday 7th to Sunday 13th August.

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First Boat Week a Great Success

16/08/2016

Organisers of the first Shetland Boat Week have hailed the festival as a success, after hundreds of people attended planned events and activities last week.

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Shetland Boat Week off to a flying start

08/08/2016

Shetland Boat Week started today amidst a flying gale - but the crowds turned out anyway.

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Portsoy Attendance Confirmed

24/05/2016

Representatives of Shetland Boat Week will attend the 2016 Scottish Traditional Boat Festival in Portsoy on 25th and 26th June.

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