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September 2, 2018

Specsavers AWBF Photography Competition

We are very pleased to announce the inaugural Specsavers AWBF Photography Competition! This exciting competition is designed to showcase the amazing images which have been taken […]
September 2, 2018

Passing 50 and Going Strong

Those of us who remember the exciting year of 1969 may recall the student protests in Europe, the Woodstock music festival in upstate New York or […]
September 2, 2018

Headed for Hobart

We are delighted that a team of experienced American boat builders, under the direction of master boat builder Sean Koomen, will be arriving before Christmas to […]
August 28, 2018

Not for Profit Registrations Open

The MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival is a community event, presented completely free to the general public.  We are dedicated to promoting the culture and heritage […]
July 16, 2018

Wooden Boats? Well, Not Exactly but…

Image:  Self-Portrait with Aurora Australis by Doug Thost   Did you know that the early history of exploration in Antarctica was dependent on wooden boats?  Long […]
July 16, 2018

Down at the Mill

Down at Dave Golding’s sawmill on the Huon River, we’ve seen the first steps taken to transform reclaimed timber from the highland lakes of Tasmania transformed […]