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Current Weather Conditions in Huon Valley Franklin, Tasmania

The latest, at the shed and on the water

  • Sailing Monty After a frustratingly calm early spring the winds for which Monty was made have finally arrived.  If you can join John Young and the crew at noon at the pontoon ...
    Posted by Posts Editor
  • Oar making session next Monday No, those are not oversize cricket bats lying across the saw horses, they are oar blanks waiting for us to shape them on Monday, starting 9am.  Come down and be ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2017, 4:30 PM by Posts Editor
  • Laura Golding LBT member Laura Golding has been reported missing. The small boat in which she left Lymington on Friday 13 October was found in the channel empty later that night and ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2017, 4:25 PM by Posts Editor
  • Boat houses, shelters, noosts etc Friend of the LBT Bert Van Baar has sent in his photographic contribution to the ongoing conversation in this column - see below.  Comes all the way from Holland.      
    Posted Oct 18, 2017, 4:48 PM by Posts Editor
  • Join the On the Water Program The On the Water program for local schools is scheduled to start at the beginning of November, and the LBT members who are going to help run it are having ...
    Posted Oct 15, 2017, 1:39 AM by Posts Editor
  • Newsletter from the Australian Wooden Boat Festival See the October edition at http://bit.ly/2yoCOUs .  Includes a story by Kathy Hawkins about a boat delivery via the North West Passage.  Some shortcut.
    Posted Oct 14, 2017, 9:18 PM by Posts Editor
  • October Newsletter for WBC/FWWA All the latest from the Wooden Boat Centre and the Waterfront Association - see attached http://bit.ly/2yoab9W .  Includes a great item on the history of the Shipwrights Point Wooden ...
    Posted Oct 14, 2017, 1:50 PM by Posts Editor
  • Before and after: 1995 - 2017 The pic on the left below shows the north Franklin foreshore in 1995, the one on the right in 2017.  Quite a contrast.  Thanks to Bill Wright (via Ruth Young ...
    Posted Oct 15, 2017, 12:13 AM by Posts Editor
  • Sailing Monty Saturday That old sea dog John Young has been sniffing the air, and tells us that the winds will be fair tomorrow (Saturday).  Join him and the rest of the crew ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2017, 12:08 AM by Posts Editor
  • Dutch noosts We recently published David Pittaway's take on how we could house our boats in small noosts along the foreshore (http://bit.ly/2xCkUdb).  Celia Leverton has come back from ...
    Posted Oct 14, 2017, 12:02 AM by Posts Editor
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