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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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2019 Boat Week is Biggest Yet

15/08/2019

Shetland Boat Week 2019 came to a close on a windy Sunday, but this did not dampen the spirits of the hundreds of people who still flocked to Shetland Museum and Archives to take part in the land based activities at the end of a very successful week.

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Very Special Guest for 2019

16/07/2019

Shetland Amenity Trust, organisers of the Shetland Boat Week event, are proud and delighted to announce that the Far Haaf will make a special appearance at this year’s event, thanks to Unst Heritage Trust and the Shetland Ex-Whalers Association.

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Volunteer Sign Up Session

27/06/2019

Come along and chat to festival organisers about getting hands on with this year's Shetland Boat Week. Lots of land and sea based volunteering opportunities available for as much or as little time as you can spare.

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2019 Shetland Boat Week Programme Launched

11/06/2019

Shetland Amenity Trust is pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 programme of events for Shetland Boat Week, to be held from 5th to 11th August. Sponsored by Ocean Kinetics, So Much to Sea, Lerwick Port Authority and Serco NorthLink Ferries, the event includes a number of new activities this year to complement the return of firm favourites.

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Seashore Pals Art Competition Open

01/05/2019

Shetland Amenity Trust is delighted to announce that it is working with the seafood industry’s So Much to Sea Campaign on an art competition for bairns, entitled ‘Seashore Pals’.

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Shetland Boat Week 2019 Sponsors announced

08/04/2019

Shetland Amenity Trust are very pleased to announce the sponsors for the 2019 Shetland Boat Week event. Appropriately, for the fourth event, there are four main sponsors. These are Ocean Kinetics, Serco NorthLink Ferries, Lerwick Port Authority, and coming ‘aboard’ this year, seafood marketing campaign, So Much to Sea.

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Shetland Boat Week Seeks Volunteers

01/04/2019

Organisers of Shetland Boat Week are appealing for additional volunteers to help run events at this year's festival, which will run from 5th to 11th August.

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Plannng begins for 2019

12/12/2018

Planning for a return to a full week of programmed events for Shetland Boat Week in 2019 has begun with an appeal to the local community for traditional boats to display.

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Peerie Boat Week Proves Popular

21/08/2018

Shetland Amenity Trust have released details of the numbers of visitors to the Peerie Boat Week event last week and are pleased with the turnout and public feedback on the miniature maritime festival.

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Peerie Boat Week Programme Revealed

24/07/2018

The initial programme for Peerie Boat Week has now been published online, with additional events to follow in the coming days.

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