January 11, 2016

AWBF Wins Community Event of the Year Award

The MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2015 has been named the Australia Day Community Event of the Year by the Hobart City Council.  The award recognises […]
January 8, 2016

Tall Ships Line Up For AWBF 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We have excellent news that the feature vessel line-up for 2017 is already looking good and we may even be scratching our heads to figure out […]
January 8, 2016

Book Review – BOAT by Simon Griffiths

The back cover of Simon Griffiths new book ‘Boat’ tells us that: ‘Simon Griffiths has paced docksides and jetties all over Australia to bring us a […]
January 8, 2016

General Manager’s Log – January 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Greetings, All   I hope that gentle over-indulgence over the holidays and the exceptionally warm weather provided you with a chance to relax with friends and family. […]
January 8, 2016

How’s Your Maritime History?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our readers often get in touch with us to ask for help from other mariners to fill in blank spots in the record of an historical boat or a […]
January 8, 2016

The Channel Classic – Hobart to Kettering (and back)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Would you like a bright and breezy day out on the beautiful River Derwent? Would you like to see the action up close at the Kettering […]
December 10, 2015

Off Center Harbor Christmas Offer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Constitution Dock at Night – Photo by Bruce Smart[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”781″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At the 2015 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival, we met film maker and entrepreneur Steve […]
December 10, 2015

Clearly Beautiful Finish

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Photo: Rob Oates, Ballantyne Photography[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There’s nothing quite like the deep wooden glow of a clear, bright finish on a wooden boat. It’s pleasing to the eye […]
December 10, 2015

New Director on Board for the AWBF

At the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Inc, members voted for a new appointment to the AWBF board, filling the vacancy left by […]