Stories

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September 2, 2018

Build It, Use It, Show It, Talk About It

It’s great to have so many interstate visitors and international guests flock to Hobart for the biennial MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival, but it’s also important […]
August 28, 2018

Not for Profit Registrations Open

The MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival is a community event, presented completely free to the general public.  We are dedicated to promoting the culture and heritage […]
July 16, 2018

Wooden Boats? Well, Not Exactly but…

Image:  Self-Portrait with Aurora Australis by Doug Thost   Did you know that the early history of exploration in Antarctica was dependent on wooden boats?  Long […]
July 16, 2018

Down at the Mill

Down at Dave Golding’s sawmill on the Huon River, we’ve seen the first steps taken to transform reclaimed timber from the highland lakes of Tasmania transformed […]
July 16, 2018

Wright of Passage

A Herreshoff-designed 53-foot ketch built by Canadian tuna fisherman Douglas Baron in 1974 in Sidney, Vancouver, British Columbia will be featured at the 2019 MyState Australian […]
July 16, 2018

Who’s It Going To Be?

It is an exciting exercise for each MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival – choosing the design for the festival poster.  The accumulated collection of festival posters […]
July 8, 2018

Look Back Down the River

Now, here’s a great lounge room game you can play when it’s cold and raining and definitely not sailing weather outside.  Check out Off Center Harbor’s […]
May 27, 2018
margueritte awbf 2013

Every Picture Tells a Story

There’s nothing like a good photograph to tell a story and over the years, there’s been many a story to come out of the MyState Australian […]
May 27, 2018
Juliene at Ketchum Bay Cove

Sailing to Tasmania

Thinking of Sailing to Tasmania for AWBF 2019? With about six months to go before the next festival, we have started receiving enquiries from mainland boat […]