tawe nunnugah 2019 (tn19) - the Tasmanian Raid

The tn19 Raid is now full. Some places are still available for the Return Raid. 
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A ten day small boat expedition from Recherche Bay in far south Tasmania to the 2019 Australian Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart. Read a brief introduction to the tn19 Raid and the Return Raid here. Download and print the tn19 poster here.



tn19 Calendar of Events 2019
Welcome Dinner, Franklin, 29 Jan 2019
tn19 Raid, Recherche Bay to Hobart, 30 Jan to 8 Feb
Attend the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Hobart 8 to 11 Feb
Return Raid, Hobart to Franklin, 11 to 14 Feb
Homecoming Regatta, Franklin, 14 to 15 Feb

Forms for entering information
Participant Details form - tell us about dietary requirements or health issues

Information for Participants
Route maps for tn19 and Return Raid19

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why aren't I getting tn19 updates by email?
What sort of boat is suitable for the Raid?
What is a typical Raid day like?
Do I have to be super fit to do the Raid?

tn19 Planning 
tn19 Documents
Information from tn17

For more information contact the tn19 Coordinator at info@tawe-nunnugah.org

https://www.facebook.com/groups/821968994519156/

TN19 News

  • Lament of the Montagu whaler and Reprise I've been asked to post the words to the Reprise to the Lament of the Montagu whaler. You can hear Bernie Bruen singing his original lament at http://lbt ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2019, 9:22 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 and RR19 clothes and hats We've been asked about tn19 badged clothes, hats etc. In the past we've done them in advance, over-estimated the demand and been left with a lot of ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2019, 9:06 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Return Raid - Hobart bag drop and planned departure If you are on the Return Raid and have bags in Hobart that you want taken to Snug by road, leave them at the LBT tent at the boat festival ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2019, 8:57 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Return Raid is on!! Despite all the disruption of the recent bush fires, the Return Raid is expected to run more or less as originally planned. The fleet will leave Watermans Dock on Monday ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2019, 3:30 AM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 - Refunds will be equitable The LBT Committee has not had the opportunity to meet and consider refunds in detail but can assure everyone that it intends to be reasonable and equitable. The Committee has ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2019, 4:41 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Fun and games at the Snug encampment Some pics (courtesy of Pip Stephenson and Endra O'May) of some of the activities going on, including an overnight sailing trip to Alonnah.
    Posted Feb 2, 2019, 4:55 PM by Posts Editor
  • Hope and Anchor tn19 Welcome still on The Hope and Anchor pub is still expecting us for the Welcome to Hobart event from 3.15pm on Friday 8 Feb. Nibbles will be provided and drinks available to ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2019, 2:47 AM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 - Return Raid still on (for now at least) The tn19 adhoc contingency planning brains trust met as usual at 10am at the LBT shed and agreed that we expect to be able to support the Return Raid much ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2019, 3:01 AM by Martin Riddle
  • DIY Raid - see, you don't need us Great to hear that the do-it-yourself Raid is getting in to full swing - just don't wait for us, we might be some time.
    Posted Feb 1, 2019, 12:38 AM by Martin Riddle
  • Looking for clean air? Seems everybody in towns from the Huon Valley to north of Hobart is coughing and spluttering in the smoke from the fires.  If it is a real issue for you ...
    Posted by Richard Forster
  • tn19 up-date 30/01 - self-organised Raid has kicked off in Snug Tents, people and boats are gathering near the Snug oval and the self-organised Raid has kicked off. Those of us remaining in Franklin have sent up supplies and equipment ...
    Posted Jan 30, 2019, 5:40 PM by Posts Editor
  • tn19 up-date 29/01 - Self-organised Raid at Snug Franklin is still on an Emergency Alert, the fire to the west of us is defined by Tas Fire as ‘uncontrollable’ and the wind forecast offers no short term relief ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2019, 7:03 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 Up-date - PLEASE READ - tn19 called off The tn19 contingency planning group met at 10am this morning and agreed the following:Yesterday the bushfire warning for Franklin was elevated from ‘Advice’ to ‘Watch and Act’ with residents ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2019, 3:46 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Raid up-date - PLEASE READ - slight re-schedule Although hot and windy, Friday wasn’t as bad as it could have been. However, the bush fire threat to Franklin and towns to the south is still very real ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2019, 11:49 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Diet and health issues Some people have still not completed the on-line "Participant Details form" to tell us about any diet requirements or health issues. The chef needs to know in advance if ...
    Posted Jan 23, 2019, 6:12 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Bushfires up-date - Wednesday 23/01/19 Franklin woke to cool, clear air after a wind change and a little rain overnight. Whether we depart as planned next Wednesday will all depend on what happens between now ...
    Posted Jan 22, 2019, 1:44 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Southern Tasmania bushfires PLEASE READ Last week a lightning storm moved across Tasmania from west to east in line with Franklin and started a number of bushfires. We are now sitting in smoke and don ...
    Posted Jan 21, 2019, 10:15 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Dinner at Hope and Anchor after Welcome Event Hobart on the first evening of the AWBF is mayhem, but as we take our ‘Duty of Care’ seriously at the LBT we are not going to abandon you. After ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2019, 1:54 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 'Welcome to Hobart' on again at Hope and Anchor The tawe nunnugah 'Welcome to Hobart' event upstairs at the Hope and Anchor has become a bit of a tradition and is on again from 3.15 pm on Friday ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2019, 1:52 AM by Martin Riddle
  • Mooring plans for boat festival Boats registered for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival should have received a Boat Owners Manual and a mooring plan for their area in the docks. View this news item on ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2019, 4:11 AM by Martin Riddle
  • Fire Extinguishers - further clarification A second conversation with MAST has confirmed that no fire equipment is required on any of our boats that don't have an engine including our 32ft whaleboats - not just ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2019, 10:08 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Make sure you have booked for the Welcome Dinner More than 50 people have already booked and paid for the Welcome Dinner in Franklin on 29 January but we know a lot more are planning to attend. The chef ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2019, 1:01 AM by Martin Riddle
  • Everyone on the Raid MUST be an LBT member You must be a member of the LBT to participate in the Raid whether you are helping with camp support, operating the safety boats, providing on-water support in ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2019, 11:09 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Charging mobile phones During tn19 there will be well over a hundred people on site every day. Charging facilities will be limited and priority will  be given to charging the marine VHF radios ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2019, 3:08 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Fire Extinguishers - clarification This advice has now been superseded - a further call to MAST has confirmed that no fire equipment is required on any of our boats that don't have an engine ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2019, 9:59 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Pre-departure Safety Check - Clarification The requirement for a pre-departure check applies to the Raid boats in the tn19 fleet - not the larger accompanying yachts and mother boats.  All people involved in the Raid ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2019, 3:30 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Some thoughts on anchors In the past we've found that some very experienced small boat sailors have never needed to anchor their boats until they come on the Raid - not surprising if their ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2019, 10:54 PM by Martin Riddle
  • More on Life Jackets Please bring your own life jacket if you have one - we don't have enough for everyone. In our experience, rowers tend to prefer inflatable life jackets as they are ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2019, 9:09 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Pre-departure Safety Check for all Raid boats All Raid skippers - please read the following and then complete our 'Pre-departure Safety Check for all tn19 Raid boats' form accessible here. If you are on an LBT owned ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2019, 10:51 PM by Martin Riddle
  • What to bring and what to leave behind If you are camping ashore during the Raid your personal gear be travelling from site to site by truck and will be loaded and unloaded many times. We ask everyone ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2019, 6:27 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 full but tn21 mailing list is open for sign-up The 2019 tawe nunnugah Raid is now full to capacity and we are no longer accepting new EOIs. If you have booked but not yet confirmed your place by paying ...
    Posted Jan 2, 2019, 5:41 PM by Martin Riddle
  • FAQ - What accommodation/camping is available in Franklin? Information on where to stay in Franklin is now available. Follow the link to the FAQ - What accommodation is available in Franklin? 
    Posted Dec 22, 2018, 4:58 PM by Martin Riddle
  • FAQ - What transport is available at start and end of the Raid? We have just launched a FAQ on transport available at the start and end of the Raid. It includes information on getting from the airport to Hobart and from Hobart ...
    Posted Dec 22, 2018, 4:24 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Raid Route Maps and Itineraries on-line now Route maps and itineraries for the tn19 Raid and the Return Raid are available on-line. Links to download them are available on the tn19 web page. On the left ...
    Posted Dec 22, 2018, 3:06 AM by Martin Riddle
  • Have you provided your participant details? So far we have received 67 responses to our Participant Details questionnaire. The questionnaire isn't long but it includes something for everyone - there are sections for people on privately ...
    Posted Dec 21, 2018, 11:58 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Please bring your Life Jackets and advice on taking a PFD on an airline Everyone participating in the Raid on a small boat is required to wear an approved life jacket (PFD). The Living Boat Trust has a few communal PFDs but not enough ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2018, 6:38 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 Info Exchange launched We have created the 'tn19 Info Exchange' to allow participants to request help from other participants and to offer help where they can. It is intended as a self-help ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2018, 2:54 PM by Martin Riddle
  • What gear should I bring? If you are sitting among a pile of ballgowns and crochet sets wondering what to bring and what to leave behind you need to visit our FAQ on what gear ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2018, 2:26 AM by Richard Forster
  • Frequently Asked Questions - tn19 FAQs In the next few weeks in the lead up to the Raid we will post information on the tn19 web site that may be useful in your planning for the ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2018, 12:15 AM by Martin Riddle
  • Wooden Boat Festival registration – password now needed Wooden boats doing the Raid can still register to be afloat with the rest of the tn19 Raid fleet in Watermans Dock during the AWBF.  To register you will need ...
    Posted Nov 23, 2018, 4:31 PM by Martin Riddle
  • We need to ask you a few questions.... We try to keep things as simple as possible for everyone in the lead up to the Raid but there is some information we just have to get from you ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2018, 11:37 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 Privateers – we need a photograph of your boat For safety reasons it’s important that we can quickly identify all boats in the tn19 fleet. With this in mind, we need a good photograph of your boat on ...
    Posted Dec 15, 2018, 2:26 AM by Richard Forster
  • Meeting for Camp Support volunteers - 5pm 26 Nov LBT Shed With just over two months to go before the start of the 2019 tawe nunnugah Raid it’s time to get down to detailed planning. There will be a meeting ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2018, 5:08 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Booked and not paid? We will hold your place only until 31 November. We are coming to the pointy-end of the booking stage of tn19 Raid and Return Raid planning. More than 80% of places on tn19 have been booked and paid ...
    Posted Nov 12, 2018, 2:45 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 Safety Equipment on Privateers If you are bringing your own boat on the Raid now is a good time to be checking your safety equipment. The first few days of the Raid will be ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2018, 3:43 AM by Martin Riddle
  • Registrations for the AWBF still possible If you are doing the Raid on a wooden boat it’s not too late to register for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival. The organisers of the AWBF reserve Watermans ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2018, 3:08 AM by Martin Riddle
  • More Raid places on St Ayles skiffs available Robert Ayliffe from StrayDog BoatWorks has long been a friend and supporter of the Living Boat Trust and has come to our aid once again by offering to bring extra ...
    Posted Oct 14, 2018, 9:30 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 and Return Raid still available but filling quickly Spots on both the 10-day tn19 Raid and the 4-day Return Raid are limited and filling quickly. Places are limited to the number we can feed and accommodate ...
    Posted Oct 14, 2018, 9:16 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Privateers - don't forget to register for AWBF If you are bringing your own wooden boat on the Raid and want the convenience of leaving it at the Australian Wooden Boat Festival for the weekend 8-11 February ...
    Posted Oct 14, 2018, 8:43 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Places for Privateers on tn19 and Return Raid still available There are still plenty of places for people wanting to bring their own small boat for both the 10-day tn19 Raid and the 4-day Return Raid. Many of ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 5:29 AM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 places on St Ayles skiffs and whaleboats We are in the slightly awkward situation that the EOIs to participate in tn19 on a St Ayles skiff or a whaleboat currently exceeds our capacity. On the one hand ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2018, 8:26 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Beat the rush for tn19 Publicity for the 2019 tawe nunnugah small boat expedition tn19 has just ramped up significantly with a story on the front page of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival Newsletter (http ...
    Posted Sep 4, 2018, 11:38 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 Accompanying yachts We get many enquiries from people wanting to participate in the tawe nunnugah Raid on larger yachts. The Raid is principally a small open boat expedition although we always have ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2018, 5:39 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 – Due Dates for payment The tn19 booking system has a Due Date for payment of 14 days from the time of booking. The reason for setting a Due Date is so that if we ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2018, 3:51 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 On-line booking system now open The on-line booking system for the 2019 tawe nunnugah Raid is now open. If you have submitted your EOI you should have received an email from me with the ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2018, 3:50 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 filling up quickly The response to our call for Expressions of Interest has been excellent including EOIs for 15 private vessels (the ‘Privateers’) promising an interesting and diverse fleet. If everyone confirms, more ...
    Posted Aug 1, 2018, 9:34 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Planning to bring a boat on tn19 and display at AWBF? The 10-day tawe nunnugah Raid is a great way to arrive at the 2019 Australian Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart but it takes a bit of planning, particularly if ...
    Posted Jun 23, 2018, 8:35 PM by Martin Riddle
  • Expression of Interest for tn19 now open Planning for the Living Boat Trust’s next big adventures in small-boats, the 10-day tawe nunnugah Raid and the 4-day Return Raid is well underway. The Expression ...
    Posted Jun 14, 2018, 4:43 PM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 Volunteer Register launched If you wish to help with the tawe nunnugah expedition or Return Raid in January/February 2019, please register as a volunteer at https://goo.gl/forms/zIJ8dn4aJ0hEktT73  We need ...
    Posted May 5, 2018, 1:01 AM by Martin Riddle
  • tn19 web-site and Calendar of Events released Preparations for tawe nunnugah 2019 are gearing up - follow the progress on our web-site at http://tawe-nunnugah.org.  Activities begin with a Welcome Dinner in Franklin on 29 ...
    Posted Apr 3, 2018, 3:30 PM by Posts Editor
  • tawe nunnugah 2019 (tn19) mailing list is now open - the countdown has begun. If you are interested in the 2019 tawe nunnugah Raid or any of the related activities, either as a participant or as a helper, sign on to the tn19 ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 12:54 AM by Martin Riddle
  • Hold on, I'm coming! Website under construction  To get a taste of what Tawe Nunnugah is all about see https://goo.gl/Xht91y .  If you just want to groove along try Sam and Dav ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2018, 2:47 PM by Richard Forster
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