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 3, 2019

Festival of Smiles

They say it takes the average Hobartian a week or two to wipe the grin off their face after the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival. […]
April 3, 2019

Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council

If you hear someone on the Hobart waterfront talking about ‘Tzz-ikk’, they are probably not referring to mosquitos or a fly caught in the electric flycatcher. […]
April 3, 2019

Read All About It

There’s no doubt that the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival is very photogenic – how could it not be, with around 500 beautiful wooden boats on […]
April 2, 2019

Small Wonders

We were delighted (and OK, a little surprised) at the huge interest shown in the Ships in Bottles exhibition at the TasPorts Mac 02 Cruise Ship […]
April 2, 2019

Marine Corrosion: Are zinc anodes OK on wooden boats?

Marine corrosion and electrolysis can be a confusing issue – which can cause considerable damage to your wooden boat. The solutions which may have been appropriate […]