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December 17, 2016

Christmas Message from the Chairman

The next Australian Wooden Boat Festival is just around the corner – from the 10th to 13th February 2017 inclusive! I know that all of us […]
December 17, 2016

Vintage Seasalter Sees the Southern Seas

Seasalter is a village in the Canterbury District of Kent in England. It lies between Whitstable and Faversham, facing the Isle of Sheppey across the estuary of the River […]
December 17, 2016

Excitement on the Water

We were delighted to see the exciting battle between the historic commercial ketches Mallana, Julie Burgess, Yukon and Rhona H at the 2015 MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
December 17, 2016

Antarctic Festival Wins HCC Award

Many volunteers of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival put their hands up to help out with the Australian Antarctic Festival, which was produced by AWBF on […]
December 17, 2016

ANMM International Wooden Boat Symposium

Thanks to generous sponsorship from the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) and the University of Tasmania, the second International Wooden Boat Symposium will again have a […]
December 17, 2016

‘Through Tasman’s Eyes’ Opens at TMAG

The Kingdom of the Netherlands is the guest nation at the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival, marking the 375th anniversary of Abel Janszoon Tasman’s visit […]
December 17, 2016

Home Stays for Dutch Guests at AWBF

We will welcome more than 30 visitors from the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival in February 2017.  Seven more are already with […]
December 17, 2016

It’s Out! AWBF 2017 Preview Program

We hope you will love the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival program, but which bits will you love most?  Would it be the amazing display […]
November 20, 2016

Come Join the Fun – Volunteer at the AWBF

Once every two years, we present the biggest, happiest free party you’ve ever see on the Hobart waterfront.  You’ll see hundreds of beautiful wooden boats boats […]