Antique & Classic Boat Festival

Contact Us

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Let us know what you think of the Antique & Classic Boat Festival.

Or ask any questions you might have that we have not addressed on our web site.


We will get back to you as soon as we can.TRADE WIND Bow 2013 Festival copy small

You can also directly contact Pat Wells, the Festival coordinator, at 617-666-8530. Her mailing address is 16 Preston Rd., Somerville, MA 02143

31 thoughts on “Contact Us

  1. Ann Marie LeMiere

    I am checking in to see if the Festival could use more exposure in the greater Boston area – we are an arts & entertainment guide that comes out every other week, and we happen to have great space still available for our next issue dated Aug. 3-16 – it’s 2 weeks of exposure reaching thousands in the largest market in New England in a publication specifically geared towards socially and culturally active people looking for What’s Happening Around Town and * all throughout New England! We have the back cover available, that offers excellent visibility – as well as great, affordable space inside the magazine we need to fill by deadline Friday! We are in negotiation mode to get the space filled – get in touch and let’s work something out! Hope to hear from you asap – thanks for your consideration!
    Ann Marie = W.H.A.T.* Magazine

  2. Paul Bailey

    I work for Paul Editions. Paul is an artist who has created many wooden boat art pieces. He also has worked with different boat shows, creating art for their shows. He usually donates one numbered edition print for their auction to support their program. You can view some of his wooden boats on his website. You can contact us at 916-600-7290

  3. Vicki Ethier


    My name is Vicki Ethier. My husband Rick and I perform a family/music/comedy show under the name Vicki & Sticks throughout New England. We would love to bring our show to your event. We also provide balloon twisting and face painting with our Noodle Daisy Balloons and face painting services. To find out more about what we offer, please visit

    Thank you for your time,

    Vicki Ethier

    Vic and Sticks Entertainment

    Vicki & Sticks Interactive Family/Music Show

    Noodle Daisy Balloons and Face Painting

    1. John Hermanski

      Hi Bob, Jen,
      We think you guys would make a great addition to the Festival music. You just have to promise not to sing too many sea chanteys…
      Pat Wells, our Festival organizer, will give you a call soon to discuss details.
      Thanks for suggesting that you perform. BTW – I do the website for the Festival.

      We’ll see you around.
      John Hermanski & Barb Taylor

  4. Ann Marie LeMiere

    Hoping this reaches whoever is handling any promotion for the Boat Festival – I work with the City Shopper Magazine, a weekly distributed throughout Boston and the surrounding communities. We have a couple of last minute opportunities if you were looking to get more exposure for the event in the Boston area. We deadline tomorrow for our issue dated Aug. 12-18 and still have the back cover and a full page to fill – we are offering these excellent exposure spaces at a deep discount due to the last minute nature. We reach 25,000 readers so it’s a great opportunity to reach a large market at a great price. We would need artwork provided to us and confirmation of space asap – get in touch if there is interest and we can discuss pricing. Hope you can take advantage of the opportunity! Thanks for your time!
    Ann Marie – City Shopper Magazine – 617-262-2489

  5. John Hermanski

    Hi John,

    It seems we lost a “y” in the email address for our volunteer coordinator, Cheryl. She should be getting back to you quickly.

    Thanks for helping us debug our website!


  6. John Durrance

    I have tried several times to email this address to volunteer for the event, but it appears this is a bad email address.

    Anyway I would very much like to volunteer. I hope to hear from you.

    Thanks John Durrance

  7. laury lapointe

    Dear Friends of St Mary’s High School Girls Lacrosse Team,

    Our Team will be having a BBQ Team Cookout & Beach Party Bonding Event at the Swampscott Yacht Club at 425 Humphrey St in Swampscott on Thursday June 4th. . We would like to know if you would be interested in donating a gift certificate, goods or services to our raffle / door prize donation list. This will help our team us to participate in Team Bonding Events, Team Dinners, the banquet, awards, gifts, supplies and more. Please help us make this season a successful one.

    Gift Certificates can be mailed to the school at the address below sent to the Attention Girls LAX Team or can be picked up by one of the team members or parents by emailing or calling 978 239 0690.


    2014 – 2015 Lady Spartans Captains
    35 Tremont Street Lynn, MA 01902 P: 781-595-7885 F: 781-595-4471


  8. William J Taylor

    I have a Binnacle & Compass from A. Lietz of San Francisco. This was original to 1906 71′ lawley “NEEDLE”.
    Please contact me with any info you may have.
    Thanks, Bill Taylor

  9. Douglas Cole


    Please remove my contact info from your yearly mailing. I no longer publish the Concordia Newsletter.

    Thank you.

    Doug Cole
    4344 King Avenue
    Bellingham, WA 98226

  10. Bobbie @ Brewer Hawthorne Cove Marina

    Do you have dates for 2015 festival? I have had a call requesting info. Thanks and happy winter! Bobbie

  11. John Hermanski

    Hi Ed,

    Something concrete. I have Hank Clark’s (former owner) office number. Presumably he knows who he sold Valhalla to. I will email it to you, as it’s not a good idea to post people’s phone numbers.

    Good Luck,


  12. John Hermanski

    Hi Ed,

    I got a couple of comments/leads from people associated with the festival:

    I can’t remember who Hank sold the boat to after the unfortunate accident, but there are a couple of nice 1950’s Wheelers at the Point Independence Yacht Club down in Onset, MA.

    There is a boat of that name at my yacht club Port Norfolk. (Dorchester, MA) Do not know much about it it looks more like a novi hull with a flybridge.

    Hope they are of some help. If anything else comes in, I’ll post it here.


  13. Ed Broccoli

    I am a Wheeler enthusiast, my father owned a 30’s playmate prior to and during WWII. I saw a couple of photos of the Valhalla at your event from a couple of years ago Any chance I could be put in contact with the owner through you? It would be much appreciated

    1. John Hermanski

      Hi Ed,

      I will put out the word to the Festival organizers and others who have been around longer than I have and see if someone can help you find the whereabouts of your Wheeler.


  14. Frank Crohn

    I am a dealer in out-of-print boating and nautical books and magazines. I have exhibited at the Mystic Wooden Boat show and the Maine Boats and Harbor show. I would like to exhibit at your show in August 2015. Please send me exhibitor information. Thank You – Frank Crohn, 7 Ivy Cottage Lane, Killingworth, CT. 06419 (860) 663-1888

    1. John Hermanski

      Hi Frank,

      Pat Wells (617-666-8530) is the person who handles this. She should be contacting you. You may want to drop her an email to make sure.



    1. John Hermanski

      No, I’m afraid we won’t be doing the parade this year. Our usual parade coordinator won’t be around and it’s low tide late Sunday afternoon. We still may attempt a somewhat orderly exit around 3:00 pm…


  15. Anna Phommatham

    I would like to know if you allow food vendors at your boat festival? If you do who do I get in touch with?

    Thank You,


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