8th - 11th February 2019

Every two years The Australian Wooden Boat Festival is held on Hobart's Waterfront. 

The festival brings together the largest and most beautiful collection of wooden boats in the southern hemisphere for a four-day festival. 

Click here to purchase a ticket for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival Parade of Sail. 

More information regarding other programs throughout the festival will be announced in the coming months. 

Visit https://www.australianwoodenboatfestival.com.au/ to find out more about the event. 

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Recent Special Events:

Sail Day is hosted by the Rotary Club of Hobart with generous support from the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania. 

There are usually around seventy yachts and motor cruisers participating. Businesses sponsor a yacht for the day at a cost of $950 and standard packages are available for yachts accommodating up to 8 guests. Fully catered lunches including drinks are generously provided by some of Hobart's principal food and beverage suppliers.


Windeward Bound sailed throughout the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival, including the Parade of Sail, sail past and multiple 2-hour daysails each day. 

The next Mystate Australian Wooden Boat Fetival is on from the 8th-11th February 2019!

The Channel Classic - an event of the Mystate Australian Wooden Boat Festival

In 2016, Tasmania's classic wooden boats joined the festivities on the weekend of the Royal Hobart Regatta and the Kettering Wooden Boat Rally by sailing between the two events. We look forward to participating in this event again in the future!


The 2015 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival was an incredible success! We look forward to seeing you again in 2017!

STV Windeward Bound was proud to be a part of the International Fleet Review and Tall Ship Festival of 2013 in Sydney, Australia.