October 16, 2016

Letter from the Chairman

It is pretty clear now that we are facing over-subscription for water berths by as much as 40%, as expressions of interest for Boats Ashore closed on […]
October 16, 2016

Thalassa – Mission of Mercy

Thalassa (Greek: Θάλασσα, “sea”). In Greek mythology, Thalassa was the primaeval spirit of the sea, daughter of Aether and Hemera. With her male companion Pontus, she spawned all the fishes of the sea. The […]
October 16, 2016

Old Sea Dogs 2 – Andrew Wilson

In 2013, we we met a young photographer named Andrew Wilson, who approached us to mount a small exhibition of his photographs at the Australian Wooden […]
October 16, 2016

Vintage Engine, Classic Boat

THE LADY FRISCO A Pretty Wooden Boat and a Most Interesting Engine. This is the story of a much travelled wooden boat, with an even more […]
October 16, 2016

Lighthouse Volunteers Preserve Heritage

Living and working in the Roaring Forties, Tasmania’s nineteenth century light keepers and their families lived for long periods in isolation, showing incredible fortitude and resilience. […]
October 3, 2016

And We Are Off – Volunteers Welcome!

Greetings, Everybody   We are very excited to announce that the the Australian Wooden Boat Festival Volunteers Registration has opened at the AWBF website HERE.    Whether you […]