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November 21, 2017

Historical Ship Panels for Display?

Mal Riley, former Bureau of Meterorology frontman and master of the Lady Nelson, has a good idea for the next Australia Wooden Boat Festival. Mal suggests […]
November 21, 2017

R2AK – The Race to Alaska

photo (c) Liv von Oelreich   It doesn’t come any madder than this, and fair warning, they are coming this way! The Race to Alaska (also […]
November 21, 2017

The Allport Bequest

The Allport Bequest is a charitable fund established by Henry Allport’s estate in 1965. Allport was a leading legal practitioner when Hobart was still a very […]
November 21, 2017

Soren Larsen for AWBF 2019

We haven’t seen the 1949 brigantine Soren Larsen here in Hobart since the Tall Ships Festival back in 2013, but there are some hopeful signs that […]
November 21, 2017

Launceston Wooden Boat Rally

To Wooden Boaters wherever you may be! Now entering its twelfth year, the Launceston Wooden Boat Rally is a not for profit event which promotes and encourages interest […]
November 21, 2017

Seafarer’s Festival in Bellerive

The Seafarer’s Festival at Bellerive, organised by the Clarence City Council, is a light-hearted, family friendly waterfront event held every October. It features all sorts of […]
October 10, 2017

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

What a Little Ripper – the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival Apparently, AWBF Chairman Steve Knight was in the middle of his presentation at the biggest […]
October 10, 2017

A Century On, a Tradition Continues

This article is reprinted with the permission of the author and the Bellerive Yacht Club. Gypsy’s Centenary Opening Day – 7 October 2017 Opening Day has […]
October 10, 2017

Nome to Larsen Sound – Letters from the Ice

Our veteran Boat Manager, Cathy Hawkins, has always had a taste for adventure.  Cathy was one of the three people who started the Australian Wooden Boat […]