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May 13, 2016

GM’s Log – May 2016

Greetings, All This is an unusual year for us, with two festivals to produce in the next ten months, the Australian Antarctic Festival in September and […]
May 13, 2016
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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bass Strait?

  Take the word ‘Tasmania’: what do you picture? Pristine wilderness, stunning white beaches, clean environment, great local food. Now try the words ‘Tasmania and cruising’ […]
April 13, 2016

The Dutch Are Coming

  There’s a long tradition of inviting other nations with strong maritime traditions to come and be part of the largest wooden boat festival in the […]
April 13, 2016

SV Tenacious Is On the Way

She’s 213 feet long from bowsprit to stern, weighs in at 586 tons, carries 13,000 square feet of sail and on her way to Australia now. […]
April 13, 2016

Boats Afloat, Boats Ashore – Registrations Open!

Crazy about wooden boats?  We’re looking for you! It’s that time again in the two-year cycle of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, when we start to get […]
April 13, 2016

General Manager’s Log – April 2016

Greetings, All   There’s more than one count-down to watch this month and you’ll find them both covered in this months’ AWBF blog. The big news, […]
April 12, 2016

It Might Need a Little Work

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s no joke, when you have spent many hours and lots of dosh getting your boat ready for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, only to learn […]
March 12, 2016

AWBF Photographer Wins Government House Award

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]OK, we win a few awards from time to time, but this one is a little special.  At a recent ceremony at Government House, Australian Wooden […]
March 12, 2016

Arunta – a Fazackerley restoration

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Kingston Sea Scouts’ Fazackerley dinghy restored for ‘another fifty years’ of service Arunta is an 18 foot Fazackerley built in 1968 for the Kingston Sea Scout […]