Peter Higgs

  • Bangor Shed Wines Bangor Wines are valued sponsors of the Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania Inc. by supporting the Guild with their Award winning wines at or Welcome B B Q for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival.

  • Ziggys Supreme Smallgoods and the Behrakis Family. Ziggys Supreme Smallgoods and the Behrakis Family are valued sponsors of the Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania Inc. by supporting our Welcome B B Q for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival,

  • Prince of Wales Bay Marina and Big Toy Storage Prince of Wales Bay Marina sponsor the Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania Inc. by provided a berth for our circa 1880 Yacht Terra Linna. PoW […]

  • Peter Higgs wrote a new post 1 year, 1 month ago

    Contact Henry Dennison on 0455185195 or henrydennisojn0608@gmail.com Trouble

    A competitive Sabre named Trouble class with a full suit of sails, rigging & ali Trolley $2300.00.

     

    The Sabre; see […]

  • The Ray Kemp designed MV Shipright was used as a final test in the MMAPSS Project to trial the Photogrammetry documentation, particularly highlighting the required vessel measurements of vessels we had written for […]

  • Enemy Submarine in Tasmanian waters WW11

    After mines were set in Bass Strait in 1944 routing of all shipping, except local traffic, south of Tasmania and ordering ships in southern Australian waters to zigzag […]

  • Tassie Too models for fund raising purposes.

    Tassie Too HV 000234 was an early Photogrammetry project that proved very successful. We were later asked if we could produce a 3D model from the Photogrammetry […]

  • Eighteen Twenty a historic Victorian 21 footer restricted class racing skiff.

    Length on the deck 7620

    Length on the waterline 7530

    Beam 2415 at 4390 from the stem

    No mast step or deck fixtures (at […]

  • Margaret Ellen is a 38ft Huon pine ketch rigged pilothouse motor-sailer with a Gardner 4LW diesel. An R. H. ‘Dick’ Thompson (Launceston) design, built by Geoff Hiscock at Tamar Marine, Tasmania in 197 […]

  • The Awards Results were;

    David Murphy Awards were conferred on Millard Ziegler and Ross Barnett, for exceptional services aligned to the Guilds Objects over many years.

    The Story Telling […]

  • Great story Graeme, well done. Would you like some more photos added to the blog?

  • Ian would you be prepared to give a presentation about the boat and her restoration and history please. Contact me at Peter.higgs1@bigpond.com

  • Ian would you be prepared to give a presentation about the boat and her restoration and history please. Contact me at Peter.higgs1@bigpond.com

  • Mayfair (1930) – REVISED

    Type: Motor launch

    Built: Strahan, Tasmania, 1930 by Harry Grining. 1487

    Tonnage: 4.5

    Dimensions: 32.8 oa x 8.6 x 3.0 feet

    Engines: 25-35-h.p. Invincible = 9-10 knots; (by 1970) […]

  • Iola ex Aeola ex Iola ex ? (c1930s)

    Type: Auxiliary gaff-rigged sloop yacht, ex fishing vessel

    Built: Tamar River, Tasmania, c1930s by David Hudson

    Dimensions: 16 feet

    Owners: Hudson; c1940 Geoff […]

  • Skeg Newsletter for April 2022, Skeg V23 #7
    Featuring:

    Presidents report.
    AWBF Maritime Trail,Piner Punt model making Workshop
    Presentation by Barbara Frankel, Wooden Rope Making Machine, […]

  • Skeg Newsletter for March 2022, Vol 23 #6
    Featuring:

    About the Guild
    President’s Report
    Little Swanport trip reports
    “Drop the Pilot” the story of MV Goondooloo
    A Rudder article: “Dead […]

  • The following wooden boats built by Graeme Clark a first class tradesman are now for sale.
    Graeme can be contacted on
    Email: gec7a@hotmail.com
    Mobile: 0408125650

  • For sale or lease (members only) Boyer Dinghy (aka green dinghy)

    The Guild’s Boyer dinghy has been restored (by Rob Nolan) and is now available for a free lease to members or sale to members or secondly sale t […]

  • Farewell For Sale $65,000.00

    Contact; Steve Hall 0419120039

    Year Built: 1998

    Registration Number: 20117

    Designer:  Noel Hall

    Builder: Noel Hall

    Length Overall: 8.90m (29’2”)      Beam: 3.1m      […]

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