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December 17, 2016

Vintage Seasalter Sees the Southern Seas

Seasalter is a village in the Canterbury District of Kent in England. It lies between Whitstable and Faversham, facing the Isle of Sheppey across the estuary of the River […]
November 20, 2016

Build Your Own Boat – and Take It Home for Free

Here’s the offer: Gather a group of young people who would like to go home from the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival with a brand new […]
September 23, 2016

Why I keep my boat at South Haven Marina

Roscoe Barnett is a Kettering boat owner and wooden boat tragic. He is a member of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival Inc and has been the On […]
August 14, 2016

Maritime Stars Line Up For AWBF

There’s a wonderful line-up of feature vessels in store for visitors to the 2017 Australian Wooden Boat Festival, including the mighty James Craig, the popular return […]
July 15, 2016

Game On For Dutch Boat Project

The theme of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival in 2017 is Tasmania’s long Dutch history, starting with the visit of navigator and explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman some […]
July 14, 2016

Rapid Fill for AWBF 2017

Expressions of Interest Coming in Fast Selectors report that Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are running high for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2017, but that there’s […]
June 13, 2016

Huon Pine Escapes Harvest

Our intrepid Media Manager, Daryl Peebles, visited the 29th Australian National Bonsai Convention at Hobart recently and took this photo of a bonsai Huon pine tree, presented […]
May 13, 2016

Of Men and Ice and Wooden Ships

photo: Whaler’s Bay (c) Grant Morgan The early exploration of Antarctic waters south of 60 degrees South was perilous in the extreme, not just because of the […]
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 […]