Stories

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October 9, 2018

It Takes All Sorts

Once the expressions of interest for Boats Afloat and registrations for Boats Ashore open, for the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival, we sit back and admire […]
October 9, 2018

Saul’s Story

Some say there are too many of us crusty old men at the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival, complaining that ‘these young fellers’ don’t appreciate […]
September 5, 2018

Tawe Nunnugah – The Raid

Tawe nunnugah is local Aboriginal dialect for ‘going by canoe’ and that’s exactly what’s involved in an adventure timed to precede the MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
September 2, 2018

Where Things Go

Here’s your puzzle set: 300+ boats in the water 150 boats ashore 84 temporary buildings, up to 25m x 30m Displaced parking for 90 cars 80+ […]
September 2, 2018

Finding Pax – Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

  Sailor, wordsmith, circumnavigator and inspirational character are all words that will eventually come up when you talk about Kaci Cronkhite, our long-time friend and supporter […]
September 2, 2018

Specsavers AWBF Photography Competition

We are very pleased to announce the inaugural Specsavers AWBF Photography Competition! This exciting competition is designed to showcase the amazing images which have been taken […]
September 2, 2018

Passing 50 and Going Strong

Those of us who remember the exciting year of 1969 may recall the student protests in Europe, the Woodstock music festival in upstate New York or […]
September 2, 2018

Maritime Marketplace filling up fast

The Maritime Marketplace for AWBF 2019 is filling up fast and applications will close soon. The Marketplace is a huge display of marine products and sevices […]
September 2, 2018

Headed for Hobart

We are delighted that a team of experienced American boat builders, under the direction of master boat builder Sean Koomen, will be arriving before Christmas to […]