Project Category: Our Fleet

Piners’ Punt Gordon

Gordon was a donation to the Wooden Boat Guild from Launceston in February, 2010. The measurements are: Length: 15'1" (4.6m) Beam: 4'9" (1.44m). The punt had been in Laurie Harris’ ownership for about 30 years and is believed to have been built in the 1920 or 1930s. Its history is sparse, although it is believed…
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Terra Linna

Terra Linna circa 1880 Terra Linna, the oldest surviving yacht built in Tasmania, was restored by the Wooden Boat Guild and re-launched in 2012. Since her restoration and re-launch Terra Linna has been used by Guild members for some casual sailing on the Derwent. As well, she has been present at the Kettering Wooden Boat…
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Damar

'Tamar' class dinghies were common in Tasmania in the mid 20th century. In 1947 the Tamar Yacht Club (TYC) established the specifications for a general-purpose, lightweight centreboard dinghy that could be used for such diverse purposes as racing under sail, rowing, fishing or as a yacht tender. They were built from ‘modern’ materials (principally plywood…
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Teepookana

Teepookana is a replica of a traditional Tasmanian Piners' Punt. These punts were used by timber harvesters to carry goods and people up Tasmania's rocky rivers, in search of Huon and King Billy pines. [caption id="attachment_2169" align="alignnone" width="601"] Tee Poo Kana's lines[/caption] The Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania Inc. was formed in 1994 with a…
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