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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 […]
December 17, 2016

It’s Out! AWBF 2017 Preview Program

We hope you will love the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival program, but which bits will you love most?  Would it be the amazing display […]
November 20, 2016

Come Join the Fun – Volunteer at the AWBF

Once every two years, we present the biggest, happiest free party you’ve ever see on the Hobart waterfront.  You’ll see hundreds of beautiful wooden boats boats […]
November 20, 2016

Build Your Own Boat – and Take It Home for Free

Here’s the offer: Gather a group of young people who would like to go home from the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival with a brand new […]
November 20, 2016

How Do We Look?

There’ s lot to see at the AWBF, but we also need people to see us before the event, and that’s where a long tradition of […]
November 20, 2016

Hobart Is a Welcome Port for AWBF

Evening in Hobart at the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival.  Photo: Bruce Smart. Lord Mayor Sue Hickey was on point recently at Princes Wharf One to […]
November 20, 2016

To Sail a Tall Ship

Right, this is what everyone has been waiting for – how do you get yourself aboard one of those beautiful Tall Ships during the MyState Australian […]
November 20, 2016

Stamp Magic at the AWBF

We were charmed by artist Kaye Green’s beautiful little linocut stamps, when she approached us earlier this year.  These are part of her Tiger Track Project, […]