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February 13, 2016

Port Cygnet Regatta March 7

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Starting Line.  Image courtesy of Kraig Carlson[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A Tasmanian summer of wild weather, with brilliant sailing followed by ferocious rain and wind saw all of us glued […]
February 12, 2016

Back to the Future in Wood

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine for a moment a drowned forest, deep in the cold tannin-dark waters of a Tasmanian highland lake.  Hundreds of silent trees, still firmly rooted into […]
February 12, 2016

Channel Classic Opens New Connections

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1342″ img_size=”1200,600″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Channel Classic, organised by the Australian Wooden Boat Festival with the cooperation of local tall ships Windeward Bound and Rhona H, opened […]
February 12, 2016

More Awards Than You Can Shake a Stick At

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1329″ img_size=”1200×800″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Vice Chairman of AWBF, Inc Peter Higgs and Office Manager Bronwyn Hansson accept the Hobart City Council’s Australia Day Award for Best Community Event […]
January 11, 2016

International Wooden Boat Symposium Gathers Support

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are very pleased to announce that the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) will enter into a closer association with the Australian Wooden Boat Festival in 2017.  Last year’s highly successful […]
January 11, 2016

AWBF Wins Community Event of the Year Award

The MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2015 has been named the Australia Day Community Event of the Year by the Hobart City Council.  The award recognises […]
January 8, 2016

Tall Ships Line Up For AWBF 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We have excellent news that the feature vessel line-up for 2017 is already looking good and we may even be scratching our heads to figure out […]
January 8, 2016

Book Review – BOAT by Simon Griffiths

The back cover of Simon Griffiths new book ‘Boat’ tells us that: ‘Simon Griffiths has paced docksides and jetties all over Australia to bring us a […]
January 8, 2016

How’s Your Maritime History?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our readers often get in touch with us to ask for help from other mariners to fill in blank spots in the record of an historical boat or a […]