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Minutes of General Meeting 19 June 2017

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEETING 19 JUNE 2017 PRESENT: (22): Graeme Broxam, Rob Nolan, Gordon McGill, Ross James, Wayne Turner, Ainesley Smith, Noel Hall, Millard Ziegler, Brian Marriott, Anthony Lee, Roger Druce, Julie Porter, Charles Burns, Maudie Bryan, Ern Bryan, Bernie Chenery, Barry Jones, David Edwards, Andrew Perkins, William Prior, Maddy Amy, Peter Higgs. APOLOGIES: Graeme…
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The East Coast Voyage

East Coast Voyage 13/4/15 - 21/4/15 (still some editing to do) The crew loaded on Monday the 13th and were away soon after I departed for the Hand Physio.On the first day they cruised through the Derwent and Storm Bay to Iron Pot. Due to weather reports it was decided that they would head for…
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A voyage to Port Davey

Port Davey trip blog 18/2/14 Still needing some editing. Departed RYCT at 0930hrs Picked up Graeme Hunt at Gordon at 16.00 hrs.   Arrived Recherche Bay Bay 1940hrs after setting two pots off southern head of Recherche Bay Dinner was Chicken Schnitzel with veg then tucked into bunks 2200 after beautiful sunset. 19/2/15 Rise at…
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Timbers Suitable for Boat Building

This work originally was a State Forests of NSW work to establish an Australian Standard for boat building. It was circulated to boat builders and Wooden Boat Associations for comment. The next State Forests of NSW works was titled Technical Publications, Forests Research and Development Division, Timber in Boat Building, Series No 5, ISBN 0 7310…
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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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Piners Punt “Fee”

  • Harry Grining Punt Fee
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