News & Events

Recent news:

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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:
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Forthcoming events:

October 2020

Monday 19th October

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Committee meeting (online)
meeting of committee
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
General meeting
All face-to-face general meetings have been cancelled for the duration of the COVID-19 epidemic..
We would normally have had:
Special presentations from all willing Guild members on their boating activities over summer. A 5 minute slot is offered to all presenters. Bring stuff to show and tell. Please have anything for projection on USB. Boating activities includes excursions, repairs, new builds and renovations.

Thursday 22nd October

9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Thursday Group Boat Building and Restoration Projects
The Thursday Group are currently building a Piners Punt designed by Adrian Dean and Restoring Cornelia at the Clark Shed, Battery Point. Team leaders are Graeme Hunt, Peter Dempsey and Peter Higgs, Work recommenced on 28/05/2020.

They are also working on the Mast and Spars at PoW Bay Marina Incat Shed until this work is complete.
Team leaders are Peter Dempsey and Rob Taylor.

All members are required to abide by the conditions of the WBGT Inc. Covid-19 Policy.
Whilst Covid 19 Personal Distancing applies there is insufficient room to have morning tea and lunch in the Mariners cottages so members are asked to bring food that does not require heating and a thermos for hot beverages.

For further information contact Graeme Hunt 0408146752 or Peter Higgs 0419803317.

Monday 26th October

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Website subcommittee meeting (online)

Thursday 29th October

9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Thursday Group Boat Building and Restoration Projects
The Thursday Group are currently building a Piners Punt designed by Adrian Dean and Restoring Cornelia at the Clark Shed, Battery Point. Team leaders are Graeme Hunt, Peter Dempsey and Peter Higgs, Work recommenced on 28/05/2020.

They are also working on the Mast and Spars at PoW Bay Marina Incat Shed until this work is complete.
Team leaders are Peter Dempsey and Rob Taylor.

All members are required to abide by the conditions of the WBGT Inc. Covid-19 Policy.
Whilst Covid 19 Personal Distancing applies there is insufficient room to have morning tea and lunch in the Mariners cottages so members are asked to bring food that does not require heating and a thermos for hot beverages.

For further information contact Graeme Hunt 0408146752 or Peter Higgs 0419803317.

November 2020

Thursday 5th November

9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Thursday Group Boat Building and Restoration Projects
The Thursday Group are currently building a Piners Punt designed by Adrian Dean and Restoring Cornelia at the Clark Shed, Battery Point. Team leaders are Graeme Hunt, Peter Dempsey and Peter Higgs, Work recommenced on 28/05/2020.

They are also working on the Mast and Spars at PoW Bay Marina Incat Shed until this work is complete.
Team leaders are Peter Dempsey and Rob Taylor.

All members are required to abide by the conditions of the WBGT Inc. Covid-19 Policy.
Whilst Covid 19 Personal Distancing applies there is insufficient room to have morning tea and lunch in the Mariners cottages so members are asked to bring food that does not require heating and a thermos for hot beverages.

For further information contact Graeme Hunt 0408146752 or Peter Higgs 0419803317.

Thursday 12th November

9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Thursday Group Boat Building and Restoration Projects
The Thursday Group are currently building a Piners Punt designed by Adrian Dean and Restoring Cornelia at the Clark Shed, Battery Point. Team leaders are Graeme Hunt, Peter Dempsey and Peter Higgs, Work recommenced on 28/05/2020.

They are also working on the Mast and Spars at PoW Bay Marina Incat Shed until this work is complete.
Team leaders are Peter Dempsey and Rob Taylor.

All members are required to abide by the conditions of the WBGT Inc. Covid-19 Policy.
Whilst Covid 19 Personal Distancing applies there is insufficient room to have morning tea and lunch in the Mariners cottages so members are asked to bring food that does not require heating and a thermos for hot beverages.

For further information contact Graeme Hunt 0408146752 or Peter Higgs 0419803317.

Monday 16th November

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Committee meeting (online)
meeting of committee
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
General meeting
All face-to-face general meetings have been cancelled for the duration of the COVID-19 epidemic..
We would normally have had:
Special presentations from all willing Guild members on their boating activities over summer. A 5 minute slot is offered to all presenters. Bring stuff to show and tell. Please have anything for projection on USB. Boating activities includes excursions, repairs, new builds and renovations.
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