January 17, 2017

GM’s Log – January 2017

It seems hardly credible that this will be the last AWBF newsletter before the big event. It’s been two years since the last MyState Australian Wooden […]
December 17, 2016

Christmas Message from the Chairman

The next Australian Wooden Boat Festival is just around the corner – from the 10th to 13th February 2017 inclusive! I know that all of us […]
December 17, 2016

GM’s Log – December 2016

AWBF 2017 is On the Way Well, the venues are booked, the program is out, the boats are lined up and more than 268 volunteers have […]
December 17, 2016

Workshop: Australian Shipwrecks Exhibition

The Australian Maritime Museums Council and the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) are hosting an exhibition development workshop on 9 February 2017 in Hobart, to tie in […]
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 […]
December 17, 2016

Excitement on the Water

We were delighted to see the exciting battle between the historic commercial ketches Mallana, Julie Burgess, Yukon and Rhona H at the 2015 MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]
December 17, 2016

Antarctic Festival Wins HCC Award

Many volunteers of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival put their hands up to help out with the Australian Antarctic Festival, which was produced by AWBF on […]
December 17, 2016

We’re Going Dutch in Franklin

What a turn-out to welcome our six Dutch boat builders and their instructor in Franklin earlier this month!  Who knew there was such a large Dutch […]
December 17, 2016

Are We Over Petrol Outboards?

One of our exhibitors at the Maritime Marketplace wants you to consider making the change from a noisy, smoky petrol-powered outboard to a quiet, environmentally friendly electric […]