November 21, 2017

The Allport Bequest

The Allport Bequest is a charitable fund established by Henry Allport’s estate in 1965. Allport was a leading legal practitioner when Hobart was still a very […]
November 21, 2017

Seafarer’s Festival in Bellerive

The Seafarer’s Festival at Bellerive, organised by the Clarence City Council, is a light-hearted, family friendly waterfront event held every October. It features all sorts of […]
November 21, 2017

GM’s Log – November 2017

As summer rolls into Tasmania, we are all enjoying the bright sunshine and warm weather and of course we’re reminded that when the warm weather returns […]
November 21, 2017

Letter from the Chairman – November 2017

With the Christmas season approaching, it is little more than a year until the 2019 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival! One of the things I enjoy […]
October 10, 2017

GM’s Log – October 2017

The Aussie invasion at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival is very well documented in the Chairman’s Message this month. We experienced a genuine welcome, old-fashioned […]
July 17, 2017

GM’s Log – July 2017

It’s pretty chilly here in Hobart now, with a dusting of snow on the mountain most days. It reminds us that this is the time for […]
May 22, 2017

Seacrest – It Started with a Log

If you own a wooden boat (or if you used to own a boat and you’re all better now), this little story might ring a bell: […]
May 22, 2017

Wooden Boats in Port!

In the spirit of fact-finding journalism, AWBF General Manager Paul Cullen found himself recently in the northern Portuguese city of Oporto.  Rumour had it, wooden boats and […]
May 22, 2017

HCC Recognition for Festival Volunteers

Chairman of the AWBF Steve Knight with Hobart Lord Mayor Sue Hickey and Volunteers Coordinator Liz Lord.   Hobart City Council marked its increased support for […]