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November 20, 2016

Build Your Own Boat – and Take It Home for Free

Here’s the offer: Gather a group of young people who would like to go home from the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival with a brand new […]
November 20, 2016

How Do We Look?

There’ s lot to see at the AWBF, but we also need people to see us before the event, and that’s where a long tradition of […]
November 20, 2016

Get Your Accommodation Here

It happens every time.  When the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival comes around every two years, you can bet we’ll be receiving dozens of calls to […]
September 23, 2016

At the Far Side of the World

At the Far Side of the World …there’s work afoot.  In the Royal Kingdom of the Netherlands, talk of the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival in […]
August 20, 2016

Antarctic Ship Tours Sold Out

Antarctic Ship Tours There’s been a huge response to the public tours of the Antarctic ships Aurora Australis and L’Astrolabe during the Australian Antarctic Festival (8-11 […]
August 14, 2016

Maritime Stars Line Up For AWBF

There’s a wonderful line-up of feature vessels in store for visitors to the 2017 Australian Wooden Boat Festival, including the mighty James Craig, the popular return […]
August 14, 2016

Wooden Boat Symposium Gathers Strength

There’s a stellar line-up planned for the 2017 International Wooden Boat Symposium, sponsored by the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) and directed by AWBF board member […]
August 14, 2016

AWBF Event Stats and Deadlines

Festival Stats and Deadlines It’s the largest wooden boat festival in the Southern Hemisphere and it takes two years to organise, but it continues an upward […]
July 15, 2016

Game On For Dutch Boat Project

The theme of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival in 2017 is Tasmania’s long Dutch history, starting with the visit of navigator and explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman some […]