Stories

July 17, 2017

AWBF 2017 Highlights Video is Out

The 2017 Video Is Out Our veteran film maker, Joe Shemesh of Stormfront Film, has emerged from the editing room with the latest highlights video – […]
June 19, 2017

Steam Men Don’t Give Up…

Has anyone seen the “Papua”? Or the “Roma”? If so, we have her steam engine. The Papua dates back to her construction in the early 1880s […]
June 19, 2017

Sailing For a Good Cause

Next time you are muttering darkly about the cost of a new set of sails for your wooden boat, put a happy face on it by […]
June 19, 2017

And We Have a Wrest Point Winner!

The results are in from our post-Festival questionnaire, completed by more than 800 festival fans in the weeks following the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival. […]
May 23, 2017

Luxury Boat Hire for Hobart?

Boating on the River Derwent and the waterways of Southern Tasmania offers a unique pleasure that delights every sense and draws boating enthusiasts to Tasmania from […]
May 23, 2017

Dutch Boats at Off Centre Harbor

What an excellent video from our friends at Off Center Harbor (take a breath, you English teachers, that’s how they spell it over there)! For a […]
May 22, 2017

Floating Shed returns to AWBF 2017

©Phil Jenkins | BALLANTYNE Photography Can we have another Floating Shed, please? A Floating Shed, really? Lots of wonderful ideas are raised at our project manager meetings, […]
May 22, 2017

Seacrest – It Started with a Log

If you own a wooden boat (or if you used to own a boat and you’re all better now), this little story might ring a bell: […]
May 22, 2017

Wooden Boats in Port!

In the spirit of fact-finding journalism, AWBF General Manager Paul Cullen found himself recently in the northern Portuguese city of Oporto.  Rumour had it, wooden boats and […]