tall ships

May 13, 2016

Farewell Trim, hello ‘Trim’

Of all the Jellicle Cats to inhabit the Hobart waterfront, the best-loved was Trim, ship’s cat aboard the two-masted brigantine Windeward Bound for just over 15 […]
May 13, 2016

Tall Ships in the West

The story of the early Dutch explorers and their ships, soon to be a major theme of the 2017 Australian Wooden Boat Festival, gets started this […]
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 […]
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, […]
February 12, 2016

General Manager’s Log – February 2016

Greetings, All Recovered from the Christmas holidays and ‘shack month’ in January?  Back up to speed and conscious of the fact that there are only 10 […]
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 […]