2011 Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show Has Come and Gone

And it was a tremendous success!

See the new pages above for the 2011 show and our premiere 2010 show.

We had 28 boats total, that’s 14 over last year’s entries, so we are growing and we’re having more fun than ever. Our participants this year came from Alabama, Mississippi and of course Louisiana, with all manner of boats from pirogues to cruisers and campers.

Thanks so much to everyone who came to Franklin for the second show. You’ve touched our hearts and given us the signal we needed to continue the Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show in the future.

2011 Particpants

Keith’s Pirogues and Wooden Boats – Denham Springs, La. – Keith Felder & Jules Lambert

Scott Harris – Lafayette, La.

Mike Falgout – River Ridge, La.

Lewis Graham – Lafayette, La.

Chuck Breath – Bay St. Louis, Miss.

John Cockerham – Grand Bay, Ala.

Gene Lueg, Ruston, La.

Carl Cheramie, Franklin, La.

Mike Felterman, La.

Ory Mendoza, La.

Archie Lovell, Morgan City, La.

Bob Broussard, Centerville, La.

Larry Couvillier, Myette Point, la.

Walter Chauvin, La.

Gary Blum, La.

Roger Stouff, La.

And besides the sponsors on this page, who were so helpful in making this show a great success, thanks to:

Tessie Gordon, Shane Theriot, Lamon Miller, Terry Martin, Joe Stevens, Carlin Lange, Angelo Tamporello, Bart Lange, Joe Duck, Ken Grissom, Sheriff David Naquin, Chief Deputy Mark Hebert,16th Judicial  District Attorney Phil Haney, Dr. Bill Karam, Shadowlawn, The Bayou Teche Black Bear and Birding Festival, The City of Franklin, the Cajun Coast Visitor and Convention Bureau, the Franklin Police Department and supporting law enforcement agencies.

3 thoughts on “2011 Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show Has Come and Gone

  1. Roger, Gary

    I’d like to thank both of you and all the others that helped put on your show this year. We boat owners were treated like royalty and made to feel completely at home. The food was amazing and the comradeship sitting around the participants area made this the most enjoyable weekend I’ve spent. I hope I’m invited back again next year but I would like to contribute in some way to help defray the expenses. Be assured I’ll talk-up the show at the Pirates Cove show next weekend.

    Thank you
    John Cockerham
    Gumbo

  2. If you collect e-mail addresses for notifications about future events, please put me on your list. Your event sounds wonderful. I love anything handmade, and represent more than 135 Louisiana artisans. Also feel free to leave flyers about your event at my gallery in Sorrento, at the Cajun Village. Ph: 225.675.5572

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