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... 2009 ...


Check out the archives going back to 2004 - click HERE

Next Festival = June 26-27 2010

Peatbog Faeries to feature in the 2010 Friday Night Showcase Concert


Pledge on boat fest - Banffie - click HERE
Net cast wider to boost tourism experience - Banffie - click HERE
The Moray Firth Partnership is conducting a survey to find out what will help show why the Moray Firth is such a special place.

The survey takes about ten minutes to complete online and there will be a prize draw of £100. To take the survey click HERE.

For more information click HERE

A popular corner for attractions - Banffie - click HERE
It’s tea and takes – of Portsoy Boat Festival - P&J - click HERE
Festival crowds push the boat out - huge economic impact - Banffie - click HERE
Bodies of Banff 1203 Photographs now online - click HERE
10K Road Run results now available - click HERE
Portsoy harbour festival to return to two-day format - P&J - click HERE
Rob McDougall's photos on the BBC website - click HERE
Shots across the bows at festival - P&J - click HERE
Risk pays off for festival - Banffie - click HERE
David Hawson's photo collection from Festival 2009- click HERE
First Minister Alex Salmond launched the latest edition of the Homecoming Scotland guide at the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival in Portsoy - click HERE

Sunshine lends four-day maritime celebration a Mediterranean air - P&J- click HERE

And more pix and add your own - click HERE

Lots more pix from Morayfirthlive - click HERE

Morayfirthlive.com on Youtube - click HERE
Two landscape views - click HERE
stv news video - click HERE

After the 2009 Event

Next Festival = June 26-27 2010

The weekend programme as it emerges ... click HERE

Living Traditions Marquee - beside the Bothy - programme details - click HERE
Acclaimed chef cooks up a taste of sea life - with recipes - click HERE
  Keep up to date with the festival through Moray Firth Radio - click HERE
The Princess Royal will visit the Boat Festival,
on Friday 3rd July 2009 from 11:45 till 13:15
more ...
Festival Programme details now online - click HERE
Win a Break for Two! Sail into a special weekend stay at the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival - click HERE
Sample the delights of the Festival Bistro - click HERE
Maritime Craft Demonstrators at the old harbour - click HERE
Registered boats as at 01June 2009 - click HERE
Portsoy's own poet reads from his work about "The Persistence of the Song" - click HERE
Glenglassaugh launch new product to celebrate the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival 2009 - click HERE
Regrettably, due to technical reasons, we  have had to cancel the 20K run - click HERE
Hamish McHaggis comes to the Festival - click HERE
Knitting up a storm at the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival - Times online - click HERE
The exciting offerings at Adventureland at Loch Soy - click HERE
The Ballads and Bairns project 2009 - for details click HERE
Fabulous Feeding at the Festival - for details click HERE
The Festival features in the Aberdeenshire Council Heritage Fairs Programme for 2009
- for details click HERE
The Reading Bus with author Sheena Blackhall will be at Portsoy Primary School on Monday 29th June and at Loch Soy Adventure Land on Saturday 4th July. There will be a performance of doric poetry by the local children. Times still to be decided. For more info click HERE.
Kathy Mansfield the maritime photographer has been capturing the Boat Festival for many years. She now has her own website click HERE and a gallery dedicated to the Boat Festival click HERE
Second edition of the Festival's newsletter BoatHook (as a 2Mb pdf) - click HERE
Shanty Jack joins the line up of performers - click HERE
Registration Forms for the runs are now available - click HERE
The Festivals Issue of Living Tradition is now out - click HERE
Norman Kennedy - joint knitter and singer comes back across the pond - click HERE
Have a great weekend in Aberdeen and at the Festival with a free night when you stay at Skene House in Aberdeen - for details click HERE
Grab your tickets for the Donnie Munro Band Concert at the Wally Green - click HERE
Revised Boat Registration Form  now available online - click HERE
Tide times during the week of the festival - click HERE
First  edition of the Festival's newsletter BoatHook (as a 1.6Mb pdf) - click HERE
The line up of internationally recognised boat builders is impressive- click HERE
The music and dance programme begins to fill out with stars - click HERE
2008 Photoreports now available - click HERE
The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival is proud to be part of the celebrations for Homecoming Scotland 2009 - click HERE
As part of the national “Homecoming Scotland 2009” initiative the historic village of Fyvie, in Aberdeenshire, North East Scotland, will host its own “Fyvie Homecoming Festival” from 28-30 August 2009. http://www.fyviehomecoming.com
The seed of the 2009 website is planted