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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 28, 2019

Constitution Dock Upgrade

There’s movement afoot (or should we say afloat?) in Hobart’s Constitution Dock, the picturesque waterfront icon directly in front of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. […]
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

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, […]
July 16, 2019

New Video from Off Center Harbor

Off Center Harbor (yes, that’s how they spell it) is an on-line video library based in Brooklin, Maine – the heart of the East Coast wooden […]
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. […]