• Using and preserving large and small wooden boats

  • Building and maintaining wooden boats

  • Preserving heritage boats and exploring modern construction

Hello there!

Welcome to the Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania

Guild member waving from deck of wooden yacht

Using and supporting wooden boat heritage and craft in Tasmania.

The Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania Incorporated was formed in 1994 by a group wishing to keep and support wooden boat heritage and craft in Tasmania. Members of the Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania see their role as being one of nurturing and educating in the art of wooden boat building and restoration.

Tasmania is home to one of the world's finest boat building timbers, Huon Pine, so it's not surprising that it is also home to some of Australia's finest wooden boats. As well as being the destination for one of the world's premier off-shore yacht races, Hobart is also host to Australia's premier wooden boat festival.

SOME OF OUR FLEET AND PROJECTS

  • Piners’ Punt Gordon

    Gordon was a donation to the Wooden Boat Guild from Launceston in February, 2010. The measurements are: Length: 15'1" (4.6m)…

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  • Clark Punt

    The Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania Inc. has not ever been fortunate enough to have a property where it can…

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  • Damar

    'Tamar' class dinghies were common in Tasmania in the mid 20th century. In 1947 the Tamar Yacht Club (TYC) established…

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UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Activities scheduled for the next month

December 2021

Thursday 2nd December

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WBGT Boat Shed, Battery Point.

WBGT Boat Shed Members in the Clark Shed, Battery Point Slipyards

Recurs weekly

Saturday 4th December

12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
WBGT XMAS BBQ

Annual WBGT Members’ Christmas BBQ, to be held at the Mariners Cottages (or the Clark Boatshed, if the weather is inclement).
All members and friends are invited.
BYO BBQ food & drinks. Salads will be provided.

Sunday 5th December

8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bunnings BBQ Kingston

Members are required to staff the Bunnings BBQ. This is a valued fundraiser for the Guild, so your help will be appreciated.
Members please advise Graeme Hunt (ph 0408 146 752) of their attendance.

Thursday 9th December

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WBGT Boat Shed, Battery Point.

WBGT Boat Shed Members in the Clark Shed, Battery Point Slipyards

Recurs weekly

Thursday 16th December

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WBGT Boat Shed, Battery Point.

WBGT Boat Shed Members in the Clark Shed, Battery Point Slipyards

Recurs weekly

Monday 20th December

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
WBGT Committee Meeting (MBYC)
Recurs monthly

Thursday 23rd December

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WBGT Boat Shed, Battery Point.

WBGT Boat Shed Members in the Clark Shed, Battery Point Slipyards

Recurs weekly

Thursday 30th December

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WBGT Boat Shed, Battery Point.

WBGT Boat Shed Members in the Clark Shed, Battery Point Slipyards

Recurs weekly
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ICT & Finance sub-committees meeting
Recurs monthly