Sailing to Tasmania

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 […]
February 13, 2016

Port Cygnet Regatta March 7

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Starting Line.  Image courtesy of Kraig Carlson[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A Tasmanian summer of wild weather, with brilliant sailing followed by ferocious rain and wind saw all of us glued […]
January 8, 2016

Tall Ships Line Up For AWBF 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We have excellent news that the feature vessel line-up for 2017 is already looking good and we may even be scratching our heads to figure out […]
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

Off Center Harbor Christmas Offer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Constitution Dock at Night – Photo by Bruce Smart[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”781″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At the 2015 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival, we met film maker and entrepreneur Steve […]
December 10, 2015

General Manager’s Log – December 2015

Well, it’s been a big year.  It started with a bang, as we delivered the largest Australian Wooden Boat Festival to date, welcoming 550 registered boats and […]
November 6, 2015

Application Dates Announced for 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Application dates for the next MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival have been announced.  Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for Boats Afloat will open on Monday 18 April […]