GM Log

Used only for the general managers log message.

June 22, 2023

From Fibreglass to Timber: A Journey into the World of Wooden Boats

This story comes from another fantastic #AWBFnextgen supporter, Taylor Wilkin, owner of Huon River Cruises. ___________________________ Honestly, I haven’t always been into boats and it took even […]
August 17, 2021

Introducing… Boat Builders series

We are excited to announce another series of films that we have been working on….. The Boat Builders! First up we have Wilson’s Boat Yard – […]
December 8, 2020

Parade of Sail Announcement

Image thanks to Antje Worledge | BALLANTYNE Photography
November 14, 2019

Paul the Younger Takes the Helm…

Hello there, Australian Wooden Boat Festival diehards. This is Paul the Younger with my first log entry. It’s been a whirlwind two months of collecting ideas, […]
August 26, 2019

GM’s Log – August/September 2019

Well, we’ve sent off our submission to the Tasmanian Tourism Awards for AWBF 2019 and that’s a major pile of work off the desk.  Running to […]
July 5, 2019

GM’s Log – July 2019

We are currently putting the finishing touches on our submission for the Tasmanian Tourism Awards, due to be announced in November of this year.  The awards […]
March 26, 2019

GM’s Log – April 2019

The snowstorm of paperwork that follows the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival (invoices, accounts, reports and feedback) has begun to clear a little and we are […]
January 28, 2019

GM’s Log – January/February 2019

If the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival was a tugboat, right now the throttle would be wide open, the towline tight and the windows rattling […]
November 30, 2018

GM’s Log November/December 2018

We are sometimes asked: The Wooden Boat Festival is four days long, once every two years, right?  So what do you do all the rest of […]