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August 21, 2023

Tino Rawa Trust – Crossing the Tasman Sea

The Tino Rawa Trust, established 16 years ago, is dedicated to preserving and restoring New Zealand’s unique classic yacht and launch heritage. Through traditional boat building […]
August 21, 2023

Maritime Mysteries and Hidden Treasure of Tasmania

Maritime Mysteries and Hidden Treasure of Tasmania – In 1799 a 231 ton wooden vessel was built in Venice, Italy. The huge Barque was owned by […]
July 24, 2023

Embracing Friendship Across the Seas

Lately, the AWBF Organisers have been reaching out across the seas to likeminded boat nerds to make friendships and share stories. Mike Tavioni, a distinguished representative […]
July 24, 2023

Undine – Restoring a Mythological Creature

In mythology and folklore, an Undine refers to a water nymph or spirit, usually associated with water bodies such as rivers, lakes, and seas. Undines are […]
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 […]
June 15, 2023

Heritage Sailing Tasmania and the #AWBFnextgen

Article thanks to Julie Porter. Operators of Hobart’s oldest and smallest operating tall ship, SV Rhona H, Heritage Sailing Tasmania have sought to give an experience […]
May 2, 2023

Felucca, the Moth that travelled to Tas

A story from one of our wooden boat owners, Richard Gibson. Have you got a story to share? Please email us at __________________________ I was […]
May 1, 2023

Sponsors & Partners, we need you!

Although we like to keep the festival community based, sponsors and partners are a huge part of that ‘community’. Without these organisations and companies we cannot […]