News & Events

Recent news:

Here are some recent news items (click on a title to read the full item):

  • TasPorts

    The Guild acknowledges the support given to us by TasPorts. TasPorts is passionate about preserving and promoting Tasmania’s maritime history, celebrating our past, and enabling…
  • Ross Patent Slip

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  • Tamima

    Tamima was designed by W D Bailey of Como NSW in 1929, a 30 ft canoe-sterned enlargement of the 27 ft transom-sterned Albatross he designed…
  • Nancy

    Nancy is a wooden Derwent River ferry built in 1917 by AA 'Tucker' Abel, a well known boat builder in Hobart, Tasmania who specialised in…
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Major events:

Tasmania is host to a number of regular wooden boat-related events.There are significant events around Australia, too.
Read about them here:
Major events

Forthcoming events:

October 2021

Monday 18th October

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
WBGT Committee Meeting (MBYC)
Recurs monthly
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
WBGT General Meeting (MBYC)
Recurs monthly

Thursday 21st October

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday Group

Thursday Group in the Clark Shed, Battery Point Slipyards

Recurs weekly

Thursday 28th October

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday Group

Thursday Group in the Clark Shed, Battery Point Slipyards

Recurs weekly
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
ICT & Finance sub-committees meeting
Recurs monthly

November 2021

Thursday 4th November

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday Group

Thursday Group in the Clark Shed, Battery Point Slipyards

Recurs weekly

Thursday 11th November

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday Group

Thursday Group in the Clark Shed, Battery Point Slipyards

Recurs weekly

Monday 15th November

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
WBGT Committee Meeting (MBYC)
Recurs monthly
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