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February 12, 2016

Back to the Future in Wood

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine for a moment a drowned forest, deep in the cold tannin-dark waters of a Tasmanian highland lake.  Hundreds of silent trees, still firmly rooted into […]
February 12, 2016

Channel Classic Opens New Connections

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1342″ img_size=”1200,600″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Channel Classic, organised by the Australian Wooden Boat Festival with the cooperation of local tall ships Windeward Bound and Rhona H, opened […]
January 11, 2016

International Wooden Boat Symposium Gathers Support

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are very pleased to announce that the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) will enter into a closer association with the Australian Wooden Boat Festival in 2017.  Last year’s highly successful […]
January 8, 2016

Book Review – BOAT by Simon Griffiths

The back cover of Simon Griffiths new book ‘Boat’ tells us that: ‘Simon Griffiths has paced docksides and jetties all over Australia to bring us a […]
January 8, 2016

How’s Your Maritime History?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our readers often get in touch with us to ask for help from other mariners to fill in blank spots in the record of an historical boat or a […]
December 10, 2015

New Director on Board for the AWBF

At the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Inc, members voted for a new appointment to the AWBF board, filling the vacancy left by […]
November 6, 2015

Flinders Island – A Home to Sea Dogs and Sea Eagles

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1056″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1051″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hobart photographer Andrew Wilson launched his highly successful ‘Old Sea Dogs’ at the last MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
October 1, 2015

Tuna – a Classic Huon Pine Launch

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sitting snugly in a corner berth at the Prince of Wales Bay Marina, the little motor launch TUNA looks like she belongs in the River Derwent. […]
October 1, 2015

The Long Farewell by Don Charlwood – Review

The Long Farewell by Don Charlwood is the latest in review copies to arrive at the AWBF office.  It’s a handsome 300-page softback with an excellent […]