Stories

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 27, 2019

Happy Birthday, Kerrawyn

Dave Golding and Anastasia Konstantinidis have entered the lovely Kerrawyn in more than one Australian Wooden Boat Festival, but the connection goes much deeper than that. […]
August 27, 2019

Gefeliciteerd, Bert! (Goodonya, Mate – in Dutch)

Our good friend and teacher Bert van Baar led an enthusiastic team of Dutch boat builders, guests of the Wooden Boat Centre in Franklin, Tasmania for […]
August 26, 2019

Jubilee Sailing Trust Reprieved

The UK-based Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) has been a guest of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Inc. more than once.  The Lord Nelson was with us […]
August 26, 2019

Hurrica V – A Stylish Lady

The magnificent Hurrica V was a special guest at the 2019 AWBF and took pride of place in Kings Pier Marina. Hurrica V is a classic English […]
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. […]