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Festival Friends – Ian Johnston

Meet Ian Johnston - festival co-founder, champion yachtsman and creator of the My First Boat project.
June 15, 2018

GM’s Log – July 2018

We are well into Hobart festival season now, something that would have been pretty unthinkable just a few years ago. Back in 2001, the only sign […]
May 27, 2018
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Every Picture Tells a Story

There’s nothing like a good photograph to tell a story and over the years, there’s been many a story to come out of the MyState Australian […]
May 27, 2018

Cathy’s New Adventure

Cathy Hawkins, one of the founders of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, has never been shy about adventuring.  She’s been an offshore ocean racer, an Antarctic […]
May 27, 2018

Mal’s Panels Tell Stories

Sometimes even old friends can surprise you.  Who knew that Mal Riley, meteorologist, journalist and master of the Lady Nelson here in Hobart, was also dab […]
April 19, 2018

Letter from the Chairman – April 2018

The City of Sydney is a place very fondly regarded by many Australians, particularly it’s magnificent harbour.  It is a very fitting place for the Classic […]
April 17, 2018

AWBF 2019 – Open for Business

We are delighted to say that the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2019 is officially open for business, with release of the Expression of Interest portal […]
April 17, 2018

Classic & Wooden Boat Show in Sydney

Many thanks to our hosts at the Australian National Maritime Museum, for great hospitality and a prime position at the recent Classic & Wooden Boat Show […]
April 17, 2018

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About

AWBF supporter Chris Ward knows a thing or two about shipping boats around the world, because that’s the business he’s in.  Here, he gives us a […]