Category Archives: Knowledge

WBGT General Meeting Presentations 15th April 2019 about Terra Linna’s Restoration and History.

At the General Meeting on the 15th of April Graeme Broxam made a presentation outlining the History of Terra Linna, our 1882 ARHV 88. As well. Peter Higgs made a presentation about the restoration process. Both presentation were received well by members present. However, both are quite large files and as such, each presentation has…
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Using Photogrammetry for the production of Boat Lines

Recently the Maritime Museum of Tasmania implemented a project to explore the potential of using Photogrammetry for the recording of boat lines. previously under the guidance of Peta Knott MMT did similar using the Laser Total Station method to capture the 3D features of boats. Although Successful it was an expensive project. Since then the…
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The continuing origins of the Piner’s Punt Story!

What are the origins of the Tasmanian Piner’s Punt? For some time there have been opinions that it was used in the Huon whilst others claim it was designed and built by Doherty and his sons in Port Davey, Strahan, and subsequently became the Piner’s Punt of the West Coast Piners. Recently, Brian Marriott circulated…
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