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May 27, 2018
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AWBF 2019 – Commercial Registrations now open!

Don’t Miss Out! – Commercial Registrations are now open! With less than 9 months to go to AWBF 2019, Commercial Registrations are now invited from suppliers of […]
April 17, 2018

AWBF 2019 – Open for Business

We are delighted to say that the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2019 is officially open for business, with release of the Expression of Interest portal […]
April 17, 2018

Classic & Wooden Boat Show in Sydney

Many thanks to our hosts at the Australian National Maritime Museum, for great hospitality and a prime position at the recent Classic & Wooden Boat Show […]
April 17, 2018

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About

AWBF supporter Chris Ward knows a thing or two about shipping boats around the world, because that’s the business he’s in.  Here, he gives us a […]
April 17, 2018

Once a Shipwright…

Our peripatetic (OK, we looked it up for you – means wandering about with a purpose) Media Manager, Daryl Peebles, has an eye for a story, […]
April 17, 2018

Krawarree Needs a Home

An ex-Tasmanian shipwright and marine surveyor named Phil Waters is the driving force behind a push to establish a wooden boat building school in New South […]
March 18, 2018

Guinness Record Attempt for AWBF 2019

This may be quite mad, but we are always on the lookout for something new and fun at the AWBF.  Model boats have always been a […]
March 18, 2018

New Website for 2019

We are all used to using Internet websites these days, from doing your personal banking to comparing reviews on a new washing machine, booking a holiday […]
March 18, 2018

New Management at Franklin Marine

Laurence Burgin, the long-time owner of Franklin Marine in the Huon Valley was known for his community mindedness, his enthusiasm and his expertise with everything maritime, […]