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July 17, 2017

One for the Gaffer

Peter Scott of the Sydney Amateur Sailing Club is no stranger to the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, having been involved that club’s participation at the festival […]
July 17, 2017

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival (photo courtesy Chesapeake Light Craft) Back in 1977, the northwest corner of the United States was a fertile stamping ground for […]
July 17, 2017

AWBF 2017 Highlights Video is Out

The 2017 Video Is Out Our veteran film maker, Joe Shemesh of Stormfront Film, has emerged from the editing room with the latest highlights video – […]
July 17, 2017

GM’s Log – July 2017

It’s pretty chilly here in Hobart now, with a dusting of snow on the mountain most days. It reminds us that this is the time for […]
May 22, 2017

Seacrest – It Started with a Log

If you own a wooden boat (or if you used to own a boat and you’re all better now), this little story might ring a bell: […]
May 22, 2017

Wooden Boats in Port!

In the spirit of fact-finding journalism, AWBF General Manager Paul Cullen found himself recently in the northern Portuguese city of Oporto.  Rumour had it, wooden boats and […]
May 22, 2017

HCC Recognition for Festival Volunteers

Chairman of the AWBF Steve Knight with Hobart Lord Mayor Sue Hickey and Volunteers Coordinator Liz Lord.   Hobart City Council marked its increased support for […]
May 22, 2017

Volunteering Tasmania Awards

Volunteering Tasmania winners Chris Palmer and Liz Lord with their certificates.   Volunteering Tasmania is the principal organisation in the State, lobbying on behalf of the volunteer sector.  Each […]
March 18, 2017

GM’s Log – March 2017

We’ve had a big month, there’s no denying! It may seem a little poignant, when the last wooden boat sails out into the Derwent to make […]