Australian Wooden Boat Festival . This year there is a second leg to expedition. After the completion of the festival those who wish to can join a three day 'cruise in company' to the St Ayles Skiff Championships at Franklin, the home of the Living Boat Trust.
There is a beautiful and evocative DVD of the 2007 Tawe Nunnugah made by David Perez: see the trailer.
In 2015 the participation fee for the first leg of tawe nunnugah (Recherche to Hobart) is $120 per day, which includes meals. A limited number of places are available for those willing to work as directed half time on the jobs such as land transport, kitchen duties etc at $55 per day. The boat registration fee is $80, which does NOT include registration with the Australian Wooden Boat Festival. If you wish to register your boat with the AWBF, do so at http://bit.ly/1iN3s87
The Tawe Nunnugah ‘Raid’ has been organised bi-annually by the Living Boat Trust since 2005. The Living Boat Trust (LBT) is an incorporated non-profit community association based in Franklin on the banks of the Huon River in southern Tasmania. It aims to maintain traditional boat building, repairing, rowing and sailing skills.