Bella Laughton-Clark

November 22, 2021

The race is on again… Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Since 1945 the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race has been the most significant yacht race in Australia, and now one of the most significant yacht […]
October 18, 2021

Boat Folk – Britannia and A Flinders Island Journey

Off the back of releasing our latest Boat Folk film, featuring Britannia, it inspired her owner’s to look at where this story started? Let’s go back […]
October 15, 2021

My First Boats are back!

Although the My First Boat (MFB) Project has been quiet over the past few months, this doesn’t mean it hasn’t been ticking away. New Festival volunteer, […]
October 14, 2021

A Day Out On Kerrawyn

Late last month, AWBF’s Marketing/Communications Manager and Program Coordinator, Bella Laughton-Clark, spent one of the only sunny days of September out on historic local vessel Kerrawyn. […]
October 14, 2021

Bringing The Argus Back From The Brink

Funnily enough, these blue boats seem to be the theme this month! Here we have the story of The Argus, a little gentleman’s cruiser floating in […]
September 15, 2021


Here is our latest film from the Boat Builders series – featuring The Wooden Boat Centre at Franklin, Tasmania. Paul D’Olier sits with us to talk […]
September 15, 2021

New Operations Manager at the Wooden Boat Centre

The Wooden Boat Centre in Franklin, Tasmania, is the only wooden boat school still operating in Australia and has become a wooden boat building hub, since […]
September 15, 2021

Wooden Boats of Tasmania – new playlist on AWBF Youtube 

Wooden Boats have been a significant part of the Tasmanian story for over 200 years now, in more ways than one. As an Island State, Hobart […]
September 15, 2021

Are you holidaying at home these school holidays? Have you ever been to Flinders Island?

Festival friend Tim Phillips from the Wooden Boat Shop in Sorrento spoke with AWBF Inc. Board Member Mark Chew some months ago, about one of his […]