Australian Wooden Boat Festival

May 22, 2017

Wooden Boats in Port!

In the spirit of fact-finding journalism, AWBF General Manager Paul Cullen found himself recently in the northern Portuguese city of Oporto.  Rumour had it, wooden boats and […]
May 22, 2017

Volunteering Tasmania Awards

Volunteering Tasmania winners Chris Palmer and Liz Lord with their certificates.   Volunteering Tasmania is the principal organisation in the State, lobbying on behalf of the volunteer sector.  Each […]
March 18, 2017

TasPorts Hosts the Party

It was back in 1994 that a trio of keen wooden boat enthusiasts – Cathy Hawkins, Andy Gamlin and Ian Johnston, walked through the door in […]
March 18, 2017

GM’s Log – March 2017

We’ve had a big month, there’s no denying! It may seem a little poignant, when the last wooden boat sails out into the Derwent to make […]
February 10, 2017
Isn’t She Beautiful? STOP PRESS The lovely ‘sixteen metre square’ sailboat Seacrest sold at auction in under 15 minutes to a very happy new owner – retired […]
January 17, 2017

Cruisin’ on the Channel

What you do after the MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival? Tasmania is blessed with some of the best cruising grounds in the world. One of […]
January 17, 2017

Dutch Shipbuilding – Old and New

At the Damen Shipyards in Gorinchem, Australian Ambassador to the Netherlands Brett Mason closes the door on a container full of Dutch boats bound for Tasmania […]