Stories

July 14, 2016

Meet Our Volunteers – Pieter van der Woude

photo: Rob Oates We thought it was time to shine the limelight on a few of our wonderful AWBF volunteers, some of whom have been involved […]
July 14, 2016

Rapid Fill for AWBF 2017

Expressions of Interest Coming in Fast Selectors report that Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are running high for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2017, but that there’s […]
July 14, 2016

Nice Work If You Can Get It

She’s Big,  She’s Mighty and She’s Tenacious Here’s the latest from the crew of the tall ship Tenacious, bound for Australia and the Australian Wooden Boat Festival.  The […]
July 14, 2016
Maritime Marketplace AWBF 2017

Maritime Marketplace – update

The Maritime Marketplace for AWBF 2017 is filling up fast with applications for display spaces already received from over 60 exhibitors, many seeking more than one […]
June 13, 2016

We’re Going To Need A Bigger Wall

The Australian Wooden Boat Festival was in the limelight again recently, at an invitational ceremony at the Hobart Town Hall.  Board members Chris Palmer and Barbara Murphy […]
June 13, 2016

Festival Season Is Upon Us

The Australian Wooden Boat Festival carries the torch for wooden boat enthusiasts in the Southern Hemisphere, but of course there are a lot more boats, and […]
June 13, 2016

Tawe Nunnugah – Small Boats, Big Adventure

The village of Franklin, a short distance south of Hobart on the Huon River, is a growing centre of wooden boat enthusiasm, with the Wooden Boat […]
June 13, 2016

Great Photography Gets Results

We are very pleased to see the media campaign for the next Australian Wooden Boat Festival get underway with the latest issue of one of Australia’s most […]
June 13, 2016

Huon Pine Escapes Harvest

Our intrepid Media Manager, Daryl Peebles, visited the 29th Australian National Bonsai Convention at Hobart recently and took this photo of a bonsai Huon pine tree, presented […]