Tasmania

November 14, 2019
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TasMAINEian Lobster Boat

Phillip Myer works with Shipbuilder, Terry Lean, to create an Antipodean Lobster Boat - inspired by Maine lobster boats, but built for the Tasmanian seas.
November 14, 2019

Paul the Younger Takes the Helm…

Hello there, Australian Wooden Boat Festival diehards. This is Paul the Younger with my first log entry. It’s been a whirlwind two months of collecting ideas, […]
August 27, 2019

Happy Birthday, Kerrawyn

Dave Golding and Anastasia Konstantinidis have entered the lovely Kerrawyn in more than one Australian Wooden Boat Festival, but the connection goes much deeper than that. […]
August 27, 2019

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival 6-8 September

Here’s what we wrote back in 2017, about the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival: Back in 1977, the northwest corner of the United States was a […]
August 27, 2019

Gefeliciteerd, Bert! (Goodonya, Mate – in Dutch)

Our good friend and teacher Bert van Baar led an enthusiastic team of Dutch boat builders, guests of the Wooden Boat Centre in Franklin, Tasmania for […]
August 27, 2019

AWBF Presentation at The Tasmanian Club

The Chairman of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival Inc, Steve Knight OAM, was recently invited to give a presentation to the members of the Tasmanian Club, […]
October 9, 2018

Sawdust and Nappies by Sarah Thornton

This charming story and these wonderful pictures came to us in the process of registering The Dinghy, a 12-foot Fazackerley design, for Boats Ashore in the […]
March 18, 2018

New Website for 2019

We are all used to using Internet websites these days, from doing your personal banking to comparing reviews on a new washing machine, booking a holiday […]
March 18, 2018

New Management at Franklin Marine

Laurence Burgin, the long-time owner of Franklin Marine in the Huon Valley was known for his community mindedness, his enthusiasm and his expertise with everything maritime, […]