Fri, 07 Feb|
Australian Wooden Boat Festival
This festival offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Australia's maritime traditions, learn about the craftsmanship involved in wooden boat construction, and celebrate the enduring beauty of these timeless vessels.
Time & Location
07 Feb 2025, 10:00 am – 10 Feb 2025, 4:00 pm
Hobart, Hobart TAS, Australia
About the event
The Australian Wooden Boat Festival is a highly regarded maritime event held in Hobart, Tasmania. It is a biennial festival that celebrates the rich heritage, craftsmanship, and culture associated with wooden boats. The festival first started in 1994, and attracts a diverse range of enthusiasts, including boat builders, sailors, artisans, and visitors from around the world.
The primary objective of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival is to promote and preserve Australia's maritime heritage, particularly the craftsmanship and skills involved in building and maintaining wooden boats. The festival showcases a wide array of wooden vessels, including historic tall ships, classic yachts, traditional fishing boats, and various other wooden craft.