Stories

April 3, 2019

Festival of Smiles

They say it takes the average Hobartian a week or two to wipe the grin off their face after the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival. […]
April 3, 2019

Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council

If you hear someone on the Hobart waterfront talking about ‘Tzz-ikk’, they are probably not referring to mosquitos or a fly caught in the electric flycatcher. […]
April 3, 2019

Read All About It

There’s no doubt that the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival is very photogenic – how could it not be, with around 500 beautiful wooden boats on […]
April 2, 2019

Small Wonders

We were delighted (and OK, a little surprised) at the huge interest shown in the Ships in Bottles exhibition at the TasPorts Mac 02 Cruise Ship […]
April 2, 2019

Marine Corrosion: Are zinc anodes OK on wooden boats?

Marine corrosion and electrolysis can be a confusing issue – which can cause considerable damage to your wooden boat. The solutions which may have been appropriate […]
January 28, 2019

The Muir’s Boatyard Heritage

In 2018, we marked the 70th anniversary of Muir’s Boatyard, one of the best-known names in Tasmanian boatbuilding in the period following the Second World War. […]
January 28, 2019

Isn’t She Pretty?

  Well, yes, she is.  This is the elegant Haven 12 1/2 nearing completion in Franklin at the Wooden Boat Centre (yes, there are serious bushfires […]
January 28, 2019

Mal’s Panels

He’s a familiar face around the Hobart waterfront and a frequent traveller abroad in pursuit of wooden boat adventures – Mal Riley is also one of […]
January 28, 2019

Messing About in (Mini) Boats

  In Kenneth Graham’s classic Wind in the Willows, Mole and Ratty are out for a day on the river in Rat’s little boat. He advises […]