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President’s report February 2017

Australian Wooden Boat Festival When does the Australian Wooden Boat Festival start and finish for Guild members, and perhaps for some it is one continuum? First there is a long lead up to the Festival, with applications to the Festival office for boats to be presented on the water and the hard, and then application…
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Cat’s Cradle

Type: Canadian canoe Dimensions: 16’ x 2’11” x 4” draught Construction: Strip-plank cedar/epoxy Built: Fern Tree, Hobart 2000, Brian Marriott Owner(s): Brian Marriott   Cat's Cradle is a strip-planked Canadian Canoe, built to the Chestnut Prospector design from Bear Mountain Boats in Canada. The kit of western red cedar strips, moulds glass cloth, and epoxy…
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Terra Linna report February 2017

There was a great deal of team spirit preceding this Festival with many members giving of their time to prepare Terra Linna for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival. In particular I would like to identify 3 members who exceeded all expectations. Henry Dennison was most helpful in going aloft, during the absence of Pete who…
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