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  Classic or wooden boat shows

  Classic and wooden boat links

  Boat Builders

  Maritime Museums

  Maritime links (general)

  Boats working for a living

  Research Resources


Classic or wooden boat shows and regattas:

Australian Wooden Boat Show (Hobart, Tasmania)

Balmain Regatta (Sydney, NSW)

Classic and Wooden Boat Festival (Sydney, NSW) - Check with ANMM

Geelong Wooden Boat Show (Geelong, Victoria)

Lake Macquarie Classic Boatfest (Lake Macquarie, New South Wales)

South Australian Wooden Boat Festival (Goolwa, South Australia)


Classic and wooden boat links:

Amateur Boat Builders Association (Western Australia)

Australian Wooden Boat Associations

Classic Wooden Boat

Old Gaffers Association of Western Australia

Steamboat Association of Australia

Traditional Boat Squadron of Australia ACT

Wooden Boat Association of Cairns

Wooden Boat Association of New South Wales

Wooden Boat Association of North Queensland

Wooden Boat Association of Queensland

Wooden Boat Association of South Australia

Wooden Boat Association of Victoria

Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania

Boat Builders:

C. Blunt (Williamstown, Vic)

Norman R. Wright & Sons Pty Ltd (Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland)


Maritime Museums:

Sydney Heritage Fleet

Australian National Maritime Museum

Queensland Maritime Museum Association


Maritime links (general):

The Mother of All Maritime Links


Historic vessels working for a living
(would appreciate your custom)


Ferry Reliance (1919) - Pittwater and Broken Bay

Ferry Codock II (1945) - Gosford, NSW

Manly Ferry South Steyne (1938) - Darling Harbour, Sydney


River launch Grower (1924) - Melbourne

Launch Plover (c1943) - Mornington, Vic

Paddle steamer Canberra (1912) - Echuca, Vic


Nossiter's yacht Sirius (1935) - Thailand


Research resources

Nautical Association of Australia

Trove - Australian Newspapers 1803-1955 and more!

Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Sydney-Hobart yacht archive

Peter Searle's The Sunderland Site

Gary Hicks's "The Merchant Shipping Registers of the Port of Plymouth 1814 to 1945"