Stories

December 17, 2016

Workshop: Australian Shipwrecks Exhibition

The Australian Maritime Museums Council and the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) are hosting an exhibition development workshop on 9 February 2017 in Hobart, to tie in […]
December 17, 2016

Vintage Seasalter Sees the Southern Seas

Seasalter is a village in the Canterbury District of Kent in England. It lies between Whitstable and Faversham, facing the Isle of Sheppey across the estuary of the River […]
December 17, 2016

Excitement on the Water

We were delighted to see the exciting battle between the historic commercial ketches Mallana, Julie Burgess, Yukon and Rhona H at the 2015 MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
December 17, 2016

Antarctic Festival Wins HCC Award

Many volunteers of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival put their hands up to help out with the Australian Antarctic Festival, which was produced by AWBF on […]
December 17, 2016

We’re Going Dutch in Franklin

What a turn-out to welcome our six Dutch boat builders and their instructor in Franklin earlier this month!  Who knew there was such a large Dutch […]
December 17, 2016

Are We Over Petrol Outboards?

One of our exhibitors at the Maritime Marketplace wants you to consider making the change from a noisy, smoky petrol-powered outboard to a quiet, environmentally friendly electric […]
December 17, 2016

ANMM International Wooden Boat Symposium

Thanks to generous sponsorship from the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) and the University of Tasmania, the second International Wooden Boat Symposium will again have a […]
December 17, 2016

‘Through Tasman’s Eyes’ Opens at TMAG

The Kingdom of the Netherlands is the guest nation at the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival, marking the 375th anniversary of Abel Janszoon Tasman’s visit […]
December 17, 2016

Home Stays for Dutch Guests at AWBF

We will welcome more than 30 visitors from the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival in February 2017.  Seven more are already with […]