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       The members section of this website is dedicated strictly to the members of the Steam Boat Association of Australia.

      Therefore, only current members of the Steam Boat Association of Australia can become members on this website.

      If you are interested in becoming a member of the Steam Boat Association of Australia, please complete the below application form.



(Incorporated under the Associations Incorporated Act, 1984)


      The association was formed in 1985 to provide a forum for all those interested in steam powered vessels, to share knowledge and experience, and to promote fellowship and activities for members.  We have many members throughout Australia with over half of the membership owning steam powered vessels, or currently building one.  Members receive the association’s excellent quarterly magazine ‘Steam Leak’, which contains information on upcoming events and reports on past ones, technical articles, launchings, steam related projects, stories and buy and sell items.  Meetings are held quarterly online so that members nationwide can attend.  Sydney area members meet in person at a venue and attend the online meeting from there. 

      The associations’ web site at also contains details of many boats and steam boat projects as well as pictures of past events, news of upcoming events and links to a variety of marine steam resources. 

      Membership is open to all those with an interest in steam powered vessels; old & new, big or small. You do not need to own a steam boat to be a member. Membership is only $40 per year, or $55 for overseas members with a once off joining fee of $5.

      Please complete the details below and email to the secretary at and EFT your payment for $45 to Steam Boat Association of Australia BSB 082-309 A/C 12-412-5569, using your surname as reference.  For remittances from overseas please send $AUS60 using the SWIFT code NATAAU3302S.  Alternatively send this form and your remittance to the Secretary, 19 Maldon Street Penrith NSW Australia 2750. 





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I own a steam boat

I own some steam machinery

I am building a steam boat

I am thinking about building a steam boat

I am just interested in steam boats

Looking forward to having you 'onboard'.

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