May 16, 2020
Boating Industry members have shown strong support for AWBF 2021, with over half the display space in the Maritime Marketplace committed in the first three days. […]
April 28, 2020
Festival stalwart Bella Laughton-Clark had the opportunity to catch up with Matt and Lefke Morris to talk about their new build Tarkine
April 17, 2020
A feature of the 2021 Australian Wooden Boat Festival will be a return of what was originally called the Johnston Mini Boat.
April 7, 2020
A major feature vessel boat for the 2021 Australian Wooden Boat Festival, “The Franklin 29”, has commenced construction at the Wooden Boat Centre in Franklin, Tasmania.
March 26, 2020
Tasmanian Allan Witt is now recognised as an award-winning designer, but it was a long road to get there. Now, after decades of furniture and boat design, Allan feels he needs to hand on the baton to someone with entrepreneurial focus that integrates design, manufacturing and marketing.
March 23, 2020
From the historic old shed at Wilson’s Boat Yard in Cygnet comes Neilma G – Australia’s only carvel planked new build Huon Pine vessel to be on show at the 2021 festival.
March 5, 2020
Meet Ian Johnston - festival co-founder, champion yachtsman and creator of the My First Boat project.
February 10, 2020
A Tasmanian maritime treasure took to the water one last time recently in a fitting farewell to a Festival favourite. Admiral is the oldest commercial vessel […]