April 12, 2016

It Might Need a Little Work

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s no joke, when you have spent many hours and lots of dosh getting your boat ready for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, only to learn […]
March 12, 2016

AWBF Photographer Wins Government House Award

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]OK, we win a few awards from time to time, but this one is a little special.  At a recent ceremony at Government House, Australian Wooden […]
March 12, 2016

Arunta – a Fazackerley restoration

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Kingston Sea Scouts’ Fazackerley dinghy restored for ‘another fifty years’ of service Arunta is an 18 foot Fazackerley built in 1968 for the Kingston Sea Scout […]
March 12, 2016

General Manager’s Log – March 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Greetings, All – We get the odd enquiry from time to time that goes something like this: CALLER: ‘Great festival, really enjoyed ourselves, well done.’ AWBF: ‘Thank you, […]
February 13, 2016

Port Cygnet Regatta March 7

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Starting Line.  Image courtesy of Kraig Carlson[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A Tasmanian summer of wild weather, with brilliant sailing followed by ferocious rain and wind saw all of us glued […]
February 12, 2016

Back to the Future in Wood

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine for a moment a drowned forest, deep in the cold tannin-dark waters of a Tasmanian highland lake.  Hundreds of silent trees, still firmly rooted into […]
February 12, 2016

General Manager’s Log – February 2016

Greetings, All Recovered from the Christmas holidays and ‘shack month’ in January?  Back up to speed and conscious of the fact that there are only 10 […]
February 12, 2016

Channel Classic Opens New Connections

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1342″ img_size=”1200,600″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Channel Classic, organised by the Australian Wooden Boat Festival with the cooperation of local tall ships Windeward Bound and Rhona H, opened […]
January 11, 2016

International Wooden Boat Symposium Gathers Support

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are very pleased to announce that the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) will enter into a closer association with the Australian Wooden Boat Festival in 2017.  Last year’s highly successful […]