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July 17, 2017

Results Are In for the AWBF Survey

Results Are In for the AWBF Survey We mentioned in our June update that the results were in for the post-festival survey completed by 786 festival-goers, […]
July 17, 2017

Top Shot – Photography at AWBF

Top Shot (photo by Doug Thost) Photography has always been a big part of the AWBF. At every Australian Wooden Boat Festival, there are hundreds of […]
July 17, 2017

Thanks, That’s Very Kind of You

AWBF Chairman Steve Knight and Volunteers Manager Liz Lord accept award from Lord Mayor Sue Hickey – It’s the season for the Tasmanian Tourism Awards and […]
July 17, 2017

One for the Gaffer

Peter Scott of the Sydney Amateur Sailing Club is no stranger to the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, having been involved that club’s participation at the festival […]
July 17, 2017

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival (photo courtesy Chesapeake Light Craft) Back in 1977, the northwest corner of the United States was a fertile stamping ground for […]
July 17, 2017

We Didn’t Start This Thing…

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] But we certainly seem to have kept it growing. Canoe builder and TAFE teacher Brian Jones was with us at the 2017 festival, ably assisted […]
July 17, 2017

AWBF 2017 Highlights Video is Out

The 2017 Video Is Out Our veteran film maker, Joe Shemesh of Stormfront Film, has emerged from the editing room with the latest highlights video – […]
June 19, 2017

Steam Men Don’t Give Up…

Has anyone seen the “Papua”? Or the “Roma”? If so, we have her steam engine. The Papua dates back to her construction in the early 1880s […]