Stories

December 10, 2015

Tall Ships Adventure on the River Derwent

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Photo: Galina Romalis[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Royal Hobart Regatta and the Kettering Wooden Boat Rally will be connected this summer for the first time by Hobart’s tall ships Windeward Bound and […]
December 10, 2015

Slipyards in Tasmania can save you!

As an island with a high rate of boat ownership, Tasmania offers a good range of slipyards and boat repair facilities. Tim Oxley takes a look […]
December 10, 2015

New Director on Board for the AWBF

At the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Inc, members voted for a new appointment to the AWBF board, filling the vacancy left by […]
December 10, 2015

Dealing with Marine Pollution

It’s a stunning Tasmanian day, you’re out on the water and life is great!  The wind is in just the right quarter, the boat is sliding […]
November 11, 2015

AWBF Wins Tasmanian Tourism Award

We are delighted to announce that the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2015 has won first prize for Major Festivals or Events in the Tasmanian Tourism Awards . […]
November 6, 2015

Application Dates Announced for 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Application dates for the next MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival have been announced.  Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for Boats Afloat will open on Monday 18 April […]
November 6, 2015

Flinders Island – A Home to Sea Dogs and Sea Eagles

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1056″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1051″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hobart photographer Andrew Wilson launched his highly successful ‘Old Sea Dogs’ at the last MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
November 5, 2015

Sailing to Tasmania – by Laurence Burgin

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Feature image of Bathurst Harbour courtesy of Ballantyne Photography.  Visit the website here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is a call to action for all our mainland friends in Sydney and northwards, […]
November 5, 2015

Design for Recreational Rowing – by Allan Witt

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Australian recreational rowing movement has its origins in Tasmanian design. It received a nudge along from a design competition at the 2007 Australian Wooden Boat Festival […]