Tasmania

November 21, 2017

Australian National Maritime Museum Supports Symposium

Chairman Steve Knight and board member Chris Palmer were in Sydney recently for a visit to the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM).  They met with Museum […]
November 21, 2017

Vale Meade Gougeon

Farewell to our respected friend Meade Gougeon, who passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, August 27, 2017. “I’ve been involved […]
November 21, 2017

‘Early Dutch Explorers’ exhibition travels abroad.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival earlier this year, we produced a special exhibition marking 375 years since Abel Tasman and his crew on board […]
November 21, 2017

Historical Ship Panels for Display?

Mal Riley, former Bureau of Meterorology frontman and master of the Lady Nelson, has a good idea for the next Australia Wooden Boat Festival. Mal suggests […]
November 21, 2017

R2AK – The Race to Alaska

photo (c) Liv von Oelreich   It doesn’t come any madder than this, and fair warning, they are coming this way! The Race to Alaska (also […]
November 21, 2017

Soren Larsen for AWBF 2019

We haven’t seen the 1949 brigantine Soren Larsen here in Hobart since the Tall Ships Festival back in 2013, but there are some hopeful signs that […]
November 21, 2017

Seafarer’s Festival in Bellerive

The Seafarer’s Festival at Bellerive, organised by the Clarence City Council, is a light-hearted, family friendly waterfront event held every October. It features all sorts of […]
November 21, 2017

GM’s Log – November 2017

As summer rolls into Tasmania, we are all enjoying the bright sunshine and warm weather and of course we’re reminded that when the warm weather returns […]
November 21, 2017

Letter from the Chairman – November 2017

With the Christmas season approaching, it is little more than a year until the 2019 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival! One of the things I enjoy […]