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July 14, 2016

Boat Photos Are Important, Right?

We do say this a lot, but the Selection Panel at the AWBF is swimming in boat details at the moment, collating beam and length, bowsprit […]
July 14, 2016

The Gentle Art of Stamps

We are completely charmed by the work of artist Kaye Green, who makes beautiful rubber stamps for various Tasmanian tourism ventures and businesses.  Kaye approached to […]
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 […]