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November 21, 2017

Where Have All the Ferries Gone?

Where have all the ferries gone? Preana skipper and Tasmanian polymath Sam Yousofi writes: For the past decade, I have been dreaming of starting a river […]
November 21, 2017

Vale Meade Gougeon

Farewell to our respected friend Meade Gougeon, who passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, August 27, 2017. “I’ve been involved […]
November 21, 2017

Historical Ship Panels for Display?

Mal Riley, former Bureau of Meterorology frontman and master of the Lady Nelson, has a good idea for the next Australia Wooden Boat Festival. Mal suggests […]
November 21, 2017

R2AK – The Race to Alaska

photo (c) Liv von Oelreich   It doesn’t come any madder than this, and fair warning, they are coming this way! The Race to Alaska (also […]
November 21, 2017

The Allport Bequest

The Allport Bequest is a charitable fund established by Henry Allport’s estate in 1965. Allport was a leading legal practitioner when Hobart was still a very […]
November 21, 2017

Soren Larsen for AWBF 2019

We haven’t seen the 1949 brigantine Soren Larsen here in Hobart since the Tall Ships Festival back in 2013, but there are some hopeful signs that […]