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July 14, 2016

Meet Our Volunteers – Pieter van der Woude

photo: Rob Oates We thought it was time to shine the limelight on a few of our wonderful AWBF volunteers, some of whom have been involved […]
July 14, 2016

Rapid Fill for AWBF 2017

Expressions of Interest Coming in Fast Selectors report that Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are running high for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2017, but that there’s […]
July 14, 2016

Nice Work If You Can Get It

She’s Big,  She’s Mighty and She’s Tenacious Here’s the latest from the crew of the tall ship Tenacious, bound for Australia and the Australian Wooden Boat Festival.  The […]
July 14, 2016

GM’s Log – July 2016

Hectic is not the word; there has to be something stronger to describe the amount of effort going into festival preparations by the production team here […]
June 13, 2016

Festival Season Is Upon Us

The Australian Wooden Boat Festival carries the torch for wooden boat enthusiasts in the Southern Hemisphere, but of course there are a lot more boats, and […]
June 13, 2016

Great Photography Gets Results

We are very pleased to see the media campaign for the next Australian Wooden Boat Festival get underway with the latest issue of one of Australia’s most […]
June 13, 2016

Huon Pine Escapes Harvest

Our intrepid Media Manager, Daryl Peebles, visited the 29th Australian National Bonsai Convention at Hobart recently and took this photo of a bonsai Huon pine tree, presented […]
May 13, 2016

Of Men and Ice and Wooden Ships

photo: Whaler’s Bay (c) Grant Morgan The early exploration of Antarctic waters south of 60 degrees South was perilous in the extreme, not just because of the […]
May 13, 2016

Tall Ships in the West

The story of the early Dutch explorers and their ships, soon to be a major theme of the 2017 Australian Wooden Boat Festival, gets started this […]