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April 26, 2022

Boat Registrations Open for 2023

Big boats, little boats, sail boats, rowing boats, come one, come all. Boats ashore & afloat EOI registrations for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2023 are […]
April 8, 2022

Boat Registrations Opening Soon

While we are on the topic of boats, guess what? Planning for the 2023 Festival is full steam ahead. BOAT REGISTRATIONS OPENING SOON – that’s right, […]
April 8, 2022

Boat Builders film series; Matt & Iefke onboard Tarkine, A Boat By The River

The reason we do what we do, and why we love wooden boats! If you went to the Maritime Trail in 2021 or 2022, you know […]
April 8, 2022

Maritime Trail Wraps Up

Sailors, steamers, paddlers, and land lubbers – thank you from the bottom of our hearts. The Maritime Trail was a huge success once again. Thank you […]
December 8, 2021

Wooden Boat Folk – Minocqua

Our latest Boat Folk film features the stunning Minocqua and custodian, Andrew Cannon AM. The 50ft vessel was built and designed by Lars Halvorsen and Sons […]
November 29, 2021

AWBF Maritime Trail 2022 – Returns to Port

The AWBF are excited to announce that the Maritime Trail will be back on the 9th and 10th April 2022, in the Huon Valley and Channel […]
November 22, 2021

The race is on again… Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Since 1945 the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race has been the most significant yacht race in Australia, and now one of the most significant yacht […]
October 18, 2021

Boat Folk – Britannia and A Flinders Island Journey

Off the back of releasing our latest Boat Folk film, featuring Britannia, it inspired her owner’s to look at where this story started? Let’s go back […]
October 15, 2021

My First Boats are back!

Although the My First Boat (MFB) Project has been quiet over the past few months, this doesn’t mean it hasn’t been ticking away. New Festival volunteer, […]