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August 17, 2021

Introducing… Boat Builders series

We are excited to announce another series of films that we have been working on….. The Boat Builders! First up we have Wilson’s Boat Yard – […]
August 2, 2021

Russell and Trim; The story of a little lifeboat

A Trim Centenarian; This sturdy 15 ft craft led a blessed life, spending her first half-century crisscrossing Hobart’s Derwent River then Melbourne’s Hobsons Bay but rarely […]
July 27, 2021

AWBF Chair Update – Joy Phillips

As Paul shared in our previous Newsletter – at the recent AGM I was elected to serve as AWBF’s Chair, ‘taking the helm’ from one of […]
July 8, 2021

Maritime Museum of Tasmania needs you!

AHOY THERE! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Maritime Museum of Tasmania is a much-loved Tasmanian institution. But it needs help. More volunteers are needed to assist in areas […]
July 5, 2021

BOAT FOLK – SAONA

Our second film to share with you features wooden sailing boat Saona and current owner Ben Marris. Saona was the last boat built by Charles Lucas in […]
July 5, 2021

Sharing your story: Roger and Louise

Roger reached out to us after our latest newsletter, to share his wooden boat story. Read the story of Roger and Louise below. “Hi, my name […]
June 17, 2021

Share your story! 

Have you got a wooden boat tale? Did you cross the Coral Sea onboard one? Have you found one in a long lost relative’s backyard? Did […]
June 17, 2021

Introducing…. BOAT FOLK

We are incredibly excited to announce our latest project, the Boat Folk series. The Australian Wooden Boat Festival is delighted to introduce to you our latest project. […]
April 19, 2021

Maritime Trail 2021 – Thank You!

Firstly;Thank you to every single person that purchased tickets.Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers that facilitated the tours.Thank you to the museums for opening […]