Featured

January 28, 2019

Welcome Aboard!

We could not produce this enormous event without a great deal of help, and we are delighted to welcome an impressive line-up of new partners for […]
December 2, 2018

We Need Your Help

Once Every Two Years, We Ask for Help. The MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival is an enormously popular public event.  We are proud of the […]
December 2, 2018

2019 Preview Program Is Out!

It’s ready!  Planning your visit to the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival?  Want to know what’s on and when?  Need a map of the festival […]
November 30, 2018

Boats Ashore Filling Fast

Boats Ashore Places Filling Rapidly The 2019 AWBF is fast upon us and indications are that this, the 13th, will indeed be a feast for the […]
October 9, 2018

Sawdust and Nappies by Sarah Thornton

This charming story and these wonderful pictures came to us in the process of registering The Dinghy, a 12-foot Fazackerley design, for Boats Ashore in the […]
October 8, 2018

TasPorts in the Spotlight

It all started with a simple request: “Can we borrow Constitution Dock?” The Australian Wooden Boat Festival (AWBF) got started back in 1994 with a simple […]
October 7, 2018

The Rotary ‘Vanessa G’ Project

HOWRAH Rotary Club and Risdon Prison are working together to restore a wooden boat in preparation for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2019.  The project will […]
September 5, 2018

Tawe Nunnugah – The Raid

Tawe nunnugah is local Aboriginal dialect for ‘going by canoe’ and that’s exactly what’s involved in an adventure timed to precede the MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
September 2, 2018

Headed for Hobart

We are delighted that a team of experienced American boat builders, under the direction of master boat builder Sean Koomen, will be arriving before Christmas to […]