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  • Movie at the Palais: Sunday 7th May Team movies writes:'This not to be missed classic film is the 1965 testosterone charged, Cold War drama, ‘The Bedford Incident’.  The Bedford Incident is rated G.  Just $5 will ...
    Posted by Posts Editor
  • Noosts David Pittaway and Laurence Burgin have been discussing 'noosts' (presumably Scottish for 'nests') for sheltering our Skiffs and whaleboats.  David has come up with the concept drawings shown below.  See ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2017, 9:26 PM by Posts Editor
  • Special Monday night at the LBT Next Monday (May 1st) Ros Barnett is celebrating a 'significant' birthday (we are guessing 30) by cooking at the LBT, and hopes as many of her friends as possible can ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2017, 9:16 PM by Posts Editor
  • Maritime Museum Monthly Talk 2 May - Whaling in VDL and the Art of Scrimshaw John Wadsley writes:'Please find attached (http://bit.ly/2q4tbad) our flyer for the next MMT Monthly Talk to be held on Tuesday 2 May 2017, 12 noon to 1pm ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2017, 4:12 PM by Posts Editor
  • Visions of the foreshore A reorganisation of the office always turns up something interesting.  This time it was an 'artist's impression' of what an improved North Franklin waterfront might look like.  This was ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2017, 3:56 PM by Posts Editor
  • Gracie on Wyvernhoe Dam Great to see that John Walduck has 'Gracie' out of the shed, and looks like he has a reef in already.  For those few who don't know John, he ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2017, 3:15 PM by Posts Editor
  • Former Refugee community visit for boating & apple picking Deb Van Velsen writes to remind us that this group will be at the Shed for a visit on Sunday, arriving about 11.30am.  Anybody who wants to come down ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2017, 2:21 PM by Posts Editor
  • Work around the shed The push to completion of the renovations is on so that we can get sign-off from the council. The plumbing in the new toilets has been installed, lots of ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2017, 2:31 PM by Posts Editor
  • The LBT archive There are some very indignant spiders in the office protesting the disruption to their homes in the depths of the LBT cupboards.  New shelves are going in, and the Tuesday ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2017, 2:16 PM by Posts Editor
  • Autumn: a great time to be on the river The early morning fog (the ‘Judberry Jerry') rolls down the river at pace, driven by a land breeze to whisk our boats along.  John Young and crew took advantage of ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2017, 11:18 PM by Posts Editor
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