Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2011

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  1. Willallison
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    I've just got home after 4 fabulous days at the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, which was held here in Hobart, Tasmania.
    The organisers did an exemplary job of catering for over 300 boats afloat and a further 500+ ashore, along with all manner of other boat-related exhibits.
    Those who came were treated to the largest wooden boat spectacle in the souther hemisphere (perhaps the world?), under blue skies and still weather. There were exhibits and visitors from all over the world... for those who didn't make it, I urge you to pencil into your 2013 calendar....
     

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  2. Willallison
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    more pics
     

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    and more
     

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    and more...
     

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    and still it goes...
     

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    Great selection of pics Will, thanks heaps for posting them. I gotta get there one year. All the best from Jeff.
     
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    Likewise, thanks very much for posting these Will. Greatly enjoy the photos - some real gems and a nice collection for inspiration. A good start to the day. Thanks!
     
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    And we were blessed with good weather too! You took some great photos Will, here are some of mine.
     

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    Great pics Will, thanks

    " and the band played on ..."
     

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    May I add my appreciation of these photos.
    Wallallison, could you post a reminder of the next gig please.
    If you do and I if go, I'll buy you a drink.
     
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    my new desktop background.
    thanks.

    great boat!
     

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  12. Willallison
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    It's a bi-annual event... I'll be bloody thirsty by then!:D
     
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    I'm straight buddy, I won't be going!
     

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    :D... Only here could that have been considered a poor choice of words!
     
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