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  • Vale Laurence Burgin Laurence passed away peacefully yesterday. 
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  • More than one way to rig a boat As has been advertised in this column, a 'How to rig a Grebe' guide is being developed for the LBT (https://tinyurl.com/ybvj6flc).  Gary Macdonald has pointed us to ...
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  • Gangway donation Mike Wilson has given us the gangway pictured below, which is a good match for our pontoons and will be very useful. Thanks Mike!
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  • See tomorrow's local cinematic superstars in action! How do you like them apples?Come along and view our local up-and-coming cinematic talent.On Saturday 30 June, 6 - 9pm, at the Palais Theatre in Franklin.  The ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2018, 5:28 PM by Posts Editor
  • Happy birthday to us! The 24th of June is the 20th anniversary of the incorporation of the Living Boat Trust, and we are planning a special 'MID WINTER CURRY AND BONFIRE NIGHT' for Monday ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2018, 8:42 PM by Posts Editor
  • Sunday afternoon matinee at the Palais July 1st: 'Victim' 'Synopsis: Dirk Bogarde, in a career-defining role, plays a highly respected, but closeted, attorney who risks his marriage and reputation to bring to justice an elusive blackmail ring terrorizing ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2018, 8:31 PM by Posts Editor
  • Thinking carbon neutral trading schooners The Adrian Dean trading schooner plans aren't the only ones ready for lofting.  John Young and Wunjo have drawn our attention to the 'SailCargo' project in Costa Rica.  See ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2018, 8:14 PM by Posts Editor
  • Capricornia to come to Franklin? 'Capricornia' has a long association with the Living Boat Trust, so much so that she has her own page on our website: see (https://tinyurl.com/ybrochj5).  She had a ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2018, 9:42 PM by Posts Editor
  • Operations Manager of 'One and All' coming to dinner We are expecting Annie Roberts from the 'One and All' (http://oneandallship.com.au/) for dinner on Monday night.  She has agreed to tell us a bit about what is ...
    Posted Jun 15, 2018, 10:27 PM by Posts Editor
  • Tasskiffie 2019? This is a repost from back in January at which time 2019 was a long way off.  We are hoping that the advancing months are concentrating minds, and that some ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2018, 5:43 PM by Posts Editor
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