Wood Boat News

Wood Boat News for fans of wooden boats and boating, vintage, classic and traditional.

A collection of some of the best stories from around the web.


Linda Greig has completed a memorable row for charity on the other side of the world

Oar-mighty effort!

Dunbar woman Linda Greig completes mega row in Tasmania

Read more by Cameron Ritchie at The East Lothian Courier.



Lucie sailing in the Newport Classic Yacht Regatta. Photo by Cory Silken, c/o Panerai

A new, fairer, racing rule has been adopted by the classic yacht fleet of America’s eastern seaboard.

Read more by Steffan Meyric-Hughes at Classic Boat.



1929 Fast Launch, Malolo at the Antique and Classic Boat Show at Lake Rotoiti.

The 71-year-old 1929 Fast Launch, Malolo took out the top prize at the annual NZ Antique and Classic Boat show at Lake Rotoiti.

Read more by Sara Meu at the Nelson Mail




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Hobart wooden boat festival

Hobart excels: wooden boat festival considered best in the world.

Read more at My Sailing.com.au



replica of the long boat used by Captain Bligh after the mutiny on the HMS Bounty

A replica of the long boat used by Captain Bligh after the mutiny on the HMS Bounty on his 4,000 mile voyage to land and safety, on display at the London Boat Show.

Read more on the Captain JP's Log.



Gippsland Lakes Classic Boat Club

Gippsland Lakes Classic Boat Club gathering of open boats at Paynesville.

Read more on the MiddleThing blog


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Shellback regatta

The Harrison Butler Association has launched an initiative to fund and promote the building and maintenance of wooden boats.

Read more by Rob Peake at Classic Boat



Shellback regatta

Cornish Pilot Gig Association celebrates 30th birthday

Read more by Rob Peake at Classic Boat


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