Stories

August 27, 2019

Gefeliciteerd, Bert! (Goodonya, Mate – in Dutch)

Our good friend and teacher Bert van Baar led an enthusiastic team of Dutch boat builders, guests of the Wooden Boat Centre in Franklin, Tasmania for […]
August 26, 2019

Jubilee Sailing Trust Reprieved

The UK-based Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) has been a guest of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Inc. more than once.  The Lord Nelson was with us […]
August 26, 2019

Hurrica V – A Stylish Lady

The magnificent Hurrica V was a special guest at the 2019 AWBF and took pride of place in Kings Pier Marina. Hurrica V is a classic English […]
July 16, 2019

New Video from Off Center Harbor

Off Center Harbor (yes, that’s how they spell it) is an on-line video library based in Brooklin, Maine – the heart of the East Coast wooden […]
July 16, 2019

Australia Project Gets Up

At each MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival, we focus on a country with a strong maritime tradition and a long heritage of building wooden boats. […]
July 15, 2019

The Voyages of a Dockmaster

Our globe-trotting Dockmaster, Ross Barnett, and his lovely wife Cheryl, have just returned from a wide-ranging sweep across the USA, from the East Coast to the […]
July 12, 2019

Riawe: A Tassie Legend

Story and pictures courtesy of Lindon Haigh Riawe’s story is embedded in Tasmanian maritime history, originally designed and built by Ned Jack at Trevallyn in 1912. Now, […]
July 5, 2019

Thanks, Hobart

The 2019 MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat welcomed more than half (53%) of its audience from interstate and overseas.  These people were our guests for an […]
July 5, 2019

A Thousand Words and More

You will hear many commentators say that the world, especially the on-line world, is losing the attention span required to read text and that all we […]