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August 16, 2017
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Learn a new language while you sail – Sailing Speak

Are you ready ? Let’s pull the anchor up and get going … Now here we’ve hit a problem already! The language of mariners is vast, […]
July 17, 2017

Results Are In for the AWBF Survey

Results Are In for the AWBF Survey We mentioned in our June update that the results were in for the post-festival survey completed by 786 festival-goers, […]
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 […]
March 18, 2017

TasPorts Hosts the Party

It was back in 1994 that a trio of keen wooden boat enthusiasts – Cathy Hawkins, Andy Gamlin and Ian Johnston, walked through the door in […]
March 18, 2017

GM’s Log – March 2017

We’ve had a big month, there’s no denying! It may seem a little poignant, when the last wooden boat sails out into the Derwent to make […]
March 18, 2017

Letter From the Chairman

January 17, 2017

Cruisin’ on the Channel

What you do after the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival? Tasmania is blessed with some of the best cruising grounds in the world. One of […]
January 17, 2017

Dutch Shipbuilding – Old and New

At the Damen Shipyards in Gorinchem, Australian Ambassador to the Netherlands Brett Mason closes the door on a container full of Dutch boats bound for Tasmania […]
January 17, 2017

Parade of Sail Luncheon at Wrest Point

Wow, now this is the way to enjoy the Parade of Sail that opens the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival on Friday, 10 February.  Glass of […]