wooden boat

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 […]
October 10, 2017

Paddle Steamer Curlip Needs Your Help

Gary Plumley is the President of the Gippsland Lakes Classic Boat Club and a regular attendee at the Australian Wooden Boat Festival.  Gary writes: I am […]
October 10, 2017

GM’s Log – October 2017

The Aussie invasion at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival is very well documented in the Chairman’s Message this month. We experienced a genuine welcome, old-fashioned […]
July 17, 2017

Results Are In for the AWBF Survey

Results Are In for the AWBF Survey We mentioned in our June update that the results were in for the post-festival survey completed by 786 festival-goers, […]
July 17, 2017

Top Shot – Photography at AWBF

Top Shot (photo by Doug Thost) Photography has always been a big part of the AWBF. At every Australian Wooden Boat Festival, there are hundreds of […]
July 17, 2017

Thanks, That’s Very Kind of You

AWBF Chairman Steve Knight and Volunteers Manager Liz Lord accept award from Lord Mayor Sue Hickey – It’s the season for the Tasmanian Tourism Awards and […]