Tasmania

November 6, 2015

Flinders Island – A Home to Sea Dogs and Sea Eagles

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1056″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1051″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hobart photographer Andrew Wilson launched his highly successful ‘Old Sea Dogs’ at the last MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
November 5, 2015

Sailing to Tasmania – by Laurence Burgin

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Feature image of Bathurst Harbour courtesy of Ballantyne Photography.  Visit the website here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is a call to action for all our mainland friends in Sydney and northwards, […]
November 5, 2015

Design for Recreational Rowing – by Allan Witt

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Australian recreational rowing movement has its origins in Tasmanian design. It received a nudge along from a design competition at the 2007 Australian Wooden Boat Festival […]
November 4, 2015

The Dunalley Boat School

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Boat Builder Paccy Stronach with Dunalley Primary students Fergus, Logan and Maddy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”peacoc” border_width=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a borrowed shed at Dunalley, on the east coast of Tasmania, one man […]
October 15, 2015

AWBF named finalist in the Tasmanian Tourism Awards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival named in the 2015 Tasmanian Tourism Awards [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our favourite maritime festival has been named a finalist in the Tasmanian Tourism Awards […]
October 1, 2015

The Long Farewell by Don Charlwood – Review

The Long Farewell by Don Charlwood is the latest in review copies to arrive at the AWBF office.  It’s a handsome 300-page softback with an excellent […]
October 1, 2015

AWBF General Manager’s Log – October 2015

Greetings, All. Thank you for your amazing response to the new format Australian Wooden Boat Festival News Blog.  When we opened the sign-up page and asked you […]
October 1, 2015

Classic Wooden Boat Building

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tasmanian boat builder Ned Trewartha at the Shipwright’s Village at the 2015 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival. In a large shed on the banks of the […]
September 15, 2015

Windeward Bound Needs a Mate!

The Windeward Bound Trust is very excited to announce a new, full-time, salaried position of First Mate aboard the brigantine Windeward Bound. This non-liveaboard position offers […]