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July 16, 2019

Australia Project Gets Up

At each MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival, we focus on a country with a strong maritime tradition and a long heritage of building wooden boats. […]
July 15, 2019

The Voyages of a Dockmaster

Our globe-trotting Dockmaster, Ross Barnett, and his lovely wife Cheryl, have just returned from a wide-ranging sweep across the USA, from the East Coast to the […]
July 12, 2019

Riawe: A Tassie Legend

Story and pictures courtesy of Lindon Haigh Riawe’s story is embedded in Tasmanian maritime history, originally designed and built by Ned Jack at Trevallyn in 1912. Now, […]
July 5, 2019

Thanks, Hobart

The 2019 MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat welcomed more than half (53%) of its audience from interstate and overseas.  These people were our guests for an […]
July 5, 2019

A Thousand Words and More

You will hear many commentators say that the world, especially the on-line world, is losing the attention span required to read text and that all we […]
April 2, 2019

Specsavers Photography Competition

Why didn’t we think of this before? At any one time, there are hundreds of cameras snapping away at the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival. […]
April 2, 2019

Happy Campers!

“Epic.” “Beyond compare.” “Will live with me forever.” Superlatives for wooden boat events may at times seem hyperbolic, but not this year and not in the […]
April 2, 2019

Doing It By The Numbers

Data is King! At every MyState Bank Wooden Boat Festival, we are keen to better understand our audience.  To do that we need to ask questions. […]
January 28, 2019

What A Line-Up!

It’s not just about hundreds of gorgeous wooden boats.  This has got to be one of the most extraordinary gatherings of wooden boat expertise on the […]