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November 20, 2016

Introducing the Dutch Boatbuilding Students

In collaboration with our Dutch friends to celebrate the 375th anniversary of Dutch explorer, Abel Tasman, visiting what would one day become Tasmania, we at the […]
October 16, 2016

Lighthouse Volunteers Preserve Heritage

Living and working in the Roaring Forties, Tasmania’s nineteenth century light keepers and their families lived for long periods in isolation, showing incredible fortitude and resilience. […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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

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 […]
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 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 […]