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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, […]
August 16, 2017
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Learn a new language while you sail – Sailing Speak

Are you ready ? Let’s pull the anchor up and get going … Now here we’ve hit a problem already! The language of mariners is vast, […]
July 17, 2017

Bark Europa Returns to the Southern Ocean

Bark Europa Who can forget the magnificent Bark Europa, or the visit of the Dutch fleet for Tall Ships Hobart back in 2013? Along with Tecla […]
July 14, 2016

Nice Work If You Can Get It

She’s Big,  She’s Mighty and She’s Tenacious Here’s the latest from the crew of the tall ship Tenacious, bound for Australia and the Australian Wooden Boat Festival.  The […]
May 13, 2016

Farewell Trim, hello ‘Trim’

Of all the Jellicle Cats to inhabit the Hobart waterfront, the best-loved was Trim, ship’s cat aboard the two-masted brigantine Windeward Bound for just over 15 […]
May 13, 2016

Tall Ships in the West

The story of the early Dutch explorers and their ships, soon to be a major theme of the 2017 Australian Wooden Boat Festival, gets started this […]
July 23, 2015

STS Tenacious for Australian Wooden Boat Festival

There’s exciting news just in that the splendid sail training ship STS Tenacious will be with us in Hobart for the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat […]