wooden boat

February 13, 2016

Port Cygnet Regatta March 7

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Starting Line.  Image courtesy of Kraig Carlson[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A Tasmanian summer of wild weather, with brilliant sailing followed by ferocious rain and wind saw all of us glued […]
February 12, 2016

Back to the Future in Wood

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imagine for a moment a drowned forest, deep in the cold tannin-dark waters of a Tasmanian highland lake.  Hundreds of silent trees, still firmly rooted into […]
February 12, 2016

General Manager’s Log – February 2016

Greetings, All Recovered from the Christmas holidays and ‘shack month’ in January?  Back up to speed and conscious of the fact that there are only 10 […]
January 11, 2016

AWBF Wins Community Event of the Year Award

The MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2015 has been named the Australia Day Community Event of the Year by the Hobart City Council.  The award recognises […]
January 8, 2016

Tall Ships Line Up For AWBF 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We have excellent news that the feature vessel line-up for 2017 is already looking good and we may even be scratching our heads to figure out […]
January 8, 2016

Book Review – BOAT by Simon Griffiths

The back cover of Simon Griffiths new book ‘Boat’ tells us that: ‘Simon Griffiths has paced docksides and jetties all over Australia to bring us a […]
January 8, 2016

General Manager’s Log – January 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Greetings, All   I hope that gentle over-indulgence over the holidays and the exceptionally warm weather provided you with a chance to relax with friends and family. […]
January 8, 2016

How’s Your Maritime History?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our readers often get in touch with us to ask for help from other mariners to fill in blank spots in the record of an historical boat or a […]
January 8, 2016

The Channel Classic – Hobart to Kettering (and back)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Would you like a bright and breezy day out on the beautiful River Derwent? Would you like to see the action up close at the Kettering […]