December 10, 2015

General Manager’s Log – December 2015

Well, it’s been a big year.  It started with a bang, as we delivered the largest Australian Wooden Boat Festival to date, welcoming 550 registered boats and […]
November 6, 2015

Application Dates Announced for 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Application dates for the next MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival have been announced.  Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for Boats Afloat will open on Monday 18 April […]
November 6, 2015

Flinders Island – A Home to Sea Dogs and Sea Eagles

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1056″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1051″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hobart photographer Andrew Wilson launched his highly successful ‘Old Sea Dogs’ at the last MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
November 5, 2015

Sailing to Tasmania – by Laurence Burgin

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Feature image of Bathurst Harbour courtesy of Ballantyne Photography.  Visit the website here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is a call to action for all our mainland friends in Sydney and northwards, […]
November 5, 2015

Design for Recreational Rowing – by Allan Witt

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Australian recreational rowing movement has its origins in Tasmanian design. It received a nudge along from a design competition at the 2007 Australian Wooden Boat Festival […]
November 4, 2015

The Dunalley Boat School

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Boat Builder Paccy Stronach with Dunalley Primary students Fergus, Logan and Maddy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”peacoc” border_width=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a borrowed shed at Dunalley, on the east coast of Tasmania, one man […]
November 4, 2015

AWBF General Manager’s Log – November 2015

Greetings, All Our story is always measured by the interval between Australian Wooden Boat Festivals and we mark off the months as we go.  We are […]
October 15, 2015

AWBF named finalist in the Tasmanian Tourism Awards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival named in the 2015 Tasmanian Tourism Awards [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our favourite maritime festival has been named a finalist in the Tasmanian Tourism Awards […]
October 1, 2015

Tuna – a Classic Huon Pine Launch

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sitting snugly in a corner berth at the Prince of Wales Bay Marina, the little motor launch TUNA looks like she belongs in the River Derwent. […]