Tasmania

March 12, 2016

Arunta – a Fazackerley restoration

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Kingston Sea Scouts’ Fazackerley dinghy restored for ‘another fifty years’ of service Arunta is an 18 foot Fazackerley built in 1968 for the Kingston Sea Scout […]
March 12, 2016

General Manager’s Log – March 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Greetings, All – We get the odd enquiry from time to time that goes something like this: CALLER: ‘Great festival, really enjoyed ourselves, well done.’ AWBF: ‘Thank you, […]
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 […]
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

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 […]
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 11, 2016

AWBF Wins Community Event of the Year Award

The MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2015 has been named the Australia Day Community Event of the Year by the Hobart City Council.  The award recognises […]
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 […]