Australian Wooden Boat Festival

August 26, 2019

Hurrica V – A Stylish Lady

The magnificent Hurrica V was a special guest at the 2019 AWBF and took pride of place in Kings Pier Marina. Hurrica V is a classic English […]
October 7, 2018

The Rotary ‘Vanessa G’ Project

HOWRAH Rotary Club and Risdon Prison are working together to restore a wooden boat in preparation for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2019.  The project will […]
October 7, 2018

GM’s Log – October 2018

It’s great to see a swell of support coming in late (this is Tasmania, after all, and we do tend to sprint towards the finish) with […]
March 18, 2018

New Website for 2019

We are all used to using Internet websites these days, from doing your personal banking to comparing reviews on a new washing machine, booking a holiday […]
March 18, 2018

New Management at Franklin Marine

Laurence Burgin, the long-time owner of Franklin Marine in the Huon Valley was known for his community mindedness, his enthusiasm and his expertise with everything maritime, […]
March 18, 2018

Aussie 18s in the News

There’s word around the slips about a possible Hobart showdown in 2019 between The Yanks (in the shape of the East Coast sandbaggers) and the Aussies […]
February 18, 2018

Ben Mendlowitz Calendar Features Tassie Boats

One of the world’s most respected maritime photographers, Ben Mendlowitz, has selected two Tasmanian boats to feature in his eagerly-anticipated Calendar of Wooden Boats for 2019. […]