Little if anything has been published about the early Strahan-based boats that once fished in Macquarie Harbour. Graeme Broxam's article represents some preliminary research on the topic.
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…more...