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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, […]
March 18, 2018

MyState Confirms 2019 Festival Support

A wooden boat festival would not be a wooden boat festival without wooden boats – and I know that there are a great many boat owners […]
March 18, 2018

Aussie 18s in the News

There’s word around the slips about a possible Hobart showdown in 2019 between The Yanks (in the shape of the East Coast sandbaggers) and the Aussies […]
March 6, 2018

100 Not Out for Gypsy

Gypsy  – The centenary of annual 10 day cruises by Steve Knight On Friday 19 January, Gypsy slipped her moorings at Bellerive in Hobart and headed south […]
March 6, 2018

Ben Mendlowitz Calendar Features Tassie Boats

One of the world’s most respected maritime photographers, Ben Mendlowitz, has selected two Tasmanian boats to feature in his eagerly-anticipated Calendar of Wooden Boats for 2019. […]
March 6, 2018

Windeward Bound Skipper Honoured

The sail training vessel Windward Bound might be dubbed ‘the hardest-working tall ship in Tasmania’, given that it’s at sea so frequently, crewed by a mix of student […]
March 6, 2018

Tassie Too Returns

Tassie Too, the 21 Foot Restricted class yacht which won the Forster Cup an unequalled ten times between 1927 and 1952, was successfully re-launched in early […]
March 6, 2018

Haven 12.5 Project in Franklin

We are busy planning the next Australian Wooden Boat Festival, and we hit the ground running after the Christmas break.  There’s a lot of work to […]