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July 30, 2015

The Australian Wooden Boat Symposium

In 2015, we presented the Australian Wooden Boat Symposium as part of the festival program, with great success. Generously supported by Philip Myer and the University […]
July 23, 2015

The Lonely Boat

Tasmanians love to get out on the water and with good reason.  Some of the loveliest scenery is accessible only from the water and there are dozens […]
July 23, 2015

Dogs and Wooden Boats

It’s hard to explain, but there is some sort of unconscious connection going on here between dogs and wooden boats.  Every two years, at the gathering […]
July 23, 2015
volunteers award

AWBF wins Hobart City Council Volunteers Citation

The 400+ volunteers who make the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival (AWBF) possible were recognised at an awards ceremony held at the Hobart’s Town Hall. AWBF’s […]
July 23, 2015
Tenacious

STS Tenacious for Australian Wooden Boat Festival

There’s exciting news just in that the splendid sail training ship STS Tenacious will be with us in Hobart for the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
July 23, 2015

A New St Ayles Skiff

  June 20th, a cold but fine day, saw a crowd of well-wishers gather at the Living Boat Trust in Franklin for the ceremonial launch of […]
July 21, 2015

Utiekah III

  Enjoy dreaming about your next wooden boat? Of course you do, we all do. Even if you have just sold your pocket-draining, time-consuming endlessly demanding […]