Australian Wooden Boat Festival

November 14, 2019

Paul the Younger Takes the Helm…

Hello there, Australian Wooden Boat Festival diehards. This is Paul the Younger with my first log entry. It’s been a whirlwind two months of collecting ideas, […]
November 13, 2019

The Wooden Boat Centre, Back in Business

The Wooden Boat Centre in Franklin, Tasmania, suffered as a result of the 2019 bushfires, but is now back on its feet.
August 27, 2019

Happy Birthday, Kerrawyn

Dave Golding and Anastasia Konstantinidis have entered the lovely Kerrawyn in more than one Australian Wooden Boat Festival, but the connection goes much deeper than that. […]
August 27, 2019

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival 6-8 September

Here’s what we wrote back in 2017, about the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival: Back in 1977, the northwest corner of the United States was a […]
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 27, 2019

AWBF Presentation at The Tasmanian Club

The Chairman of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival Inc, Steve Knight OAM, was recently invited to give a presentation to the members of the Tasmanian Club, […]
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 […]
October 9, 2018

Sawdust and Nappies by Sarah Thornton

This charming story and these wonderful pictures came to us in the process of registering The Dinghy, a 12-foot Fazackerley design, for Boats Ashore in the […]
October 7, 2018

The Rotary ‘Vanessa G’ Project

HOWRAH Rotary Club and Risdon Prison are working together to restore a wooden boat in preparation for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2019.  The project will […]