The Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show will feature a Boston Whaler Rendezvous, with the boats displayed on show grounds during the weekend of Aug. 12 to 14.

Whaler owners from near and far are invited to trailer their boats of any vintage and bring them to the show to exhibit; they will receive four all-weekend passes to the show and a year's subscription to Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors magazine.

During the show, owners can swap tips and stories, see brand-new Whalers on display, learn about the history of these iconic craft, show off their own vessels to an adoring public, and learn how to keep their boat spiffy. There will be a Friday "Whaler Tales" reception and social, sponsored by MBH&H magazine. Awards will be handed out in a fleet of categories: Best Original Whaler, Best Restored Whaler, Most Bedraggled (but Beloved) Whaler, Best Whaler from Away, and the coveted “Best in Pod” award for all-around Whaler excellence.

Owners can sign up for the rendezvous at They can also share photos and stories with with the magazine ahead of time. E-mail them to The best e-mailed entries will also receive recognition at the show. (Entries become the property of MBH&H and may be featured in social media outreach for the show.)

Tickets for the show are $12, children under age 12 get in free. Multi-day passes available. Hours are Friday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Advance tickets are available online or by calling 800-565-4951 or e-mailing

For more information, to order tickets, and to view a full list of exhibitors and activities, visit