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February 10, 2020

Farewell to a Festival Favourite

A Tasmanian maritime treasure took to the water one last time recently in a fitting farewell to a Festival favourite. Admiral is the oldest commercial vessel […]
February 6, 2020

The Timbers that Built Tasmania

The Timbers that Built Tasmania
December 18, 2019

The Boatyards of Southern Tasmania

Keeping our Heritage Alive A couple weeks ago I had the privilege to visit a few of Southern Tasmania’s boat yards. The indefatigable Roscoe Barnett took […]
November 14, 2019
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TasMAINEian Lobster Boat

Phillip Myer works with Shipbuilder, Terry Lean, to create an Antipodean Lobster Boat - inspired by Maine lobster boats, but built for the Tasmanian seas.
November 13, 2019

The Wooden Boat Centre, Back in Business

The Wooden Boat Centre in Franklin, Tasmania, suffered as a result of the 2019 bushfires, but is now back on its feet.
November 13, 2019

We Won! (Again!)

The Australian Wooden Boat Festival wins gold at the Tasmanian Tourism Awards for Major Festival or Event. Now off to Canberra for the finals!
August 27, 2019

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival 6-8 September

Here’s what we wrote back in 2017, about the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival: Back in 1977, the northwest corner of the United States was a […]
August 27, 2019

Gefeliciteerd, Bert! (Goodonya, Mate – in Dutch)

Our good friend and teacher Bert van Baar led an enthusiastic team of Dutch boat builders, guests of the Wooden Boat Centre in Franklin, Tasmania for […]
August 27, 2019

AWBF Presentation at The Tasmanian Club

The Chairman of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival Inc, Steve Knight OAM, was recently invited to give a presentation to the members of the Tasmanian Club, […]