Sailing to Tasmania

November 21, 2017

Soren Larsen for AWBF 2019

We haven’t seen the 1949 brigantine Soren Larsen here in Hobart since the Tall Ships Festival back in 2013, but there are some hopeful signs that […]
July 17, 2017

Results Are In for the AWBF Survey

Results Are In for the AWBF Survey We mentioned in our June update that the results were in for the post-festival survey completed by 786 festival-goers, […]
July 17, 2017

One for the Gaffer

Peter Scott of the Sydney Amateur Sailing Club is no stranger to the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, having been involved that club’s participation at the festival […]
July 17, 2017

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival (photo courtesy Chesapeake Light Craft) Back in 1977, the northwest corner of the United States was a fertile stamping ground for […]
July 17, 2017

Bark Europa Returns to the Southern Ocean

Bark Europa Who can forget the magnificent Bark Europa, or the visit of the Dutch fleet for Tall Ships Hobart back in 2013? Along with Tecla […]
July 17, 2017

AWBF 2017 Highlights Video is Out

The 2017 Video Is Out Our veteran film maker, Joe Shemesh of Stormfront Film, has emerged from the editing room with the latest highlights video – […]
March 18, 2017

TasPorts Hosts the Party

It was back in 1994 that a trio of keen wooden boat enthusiasts – Cathy Hawkins, Andy Gamlin and Ian Johnston, walked through the door in […]
January 17, 2017

Cruisin’ on the Channel

What you do after the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival? Tasmania is blessed with some of the best cruising grounds in the world. One of […]
January 17, 2017

Parade of Sail Luncheon at Wrest Point

Wow, now this is the way to enjoy the Parade of Sail that opens the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival on Friday, 10 February.  Glass of […]