Welcome! This website is hosted and maintained by the Wooden Boat Association of Queensland Inc for the benefit of all who enjoy wooden boats.
Wooden Boats Australia
Classic, traditional, and modern Wooden Boats are what we love to build and sail, buy and sell and generally messabout with.
Here you can find connections to wooden boat groups in your local area, a wealth of useful information in our newsletters, a discussion forum for advice on building and restoring wooden boats, and a marketplace where you can advertise boats for sale, along with boat motors, boat trailers, rigging, fittings and other items.
Australians have a strong interests in wooden boats and often gather together for regattas and other events where they can share ideas and knowledge and generally have fun on the water together.
Wooden Boat Designers
Wooden Boat enthusiasts in Australia build craft from both local and international designers including those listed below. Wooden Boat builders are keen to share their knowledge and experience to help others in selecting, building and sailing boats by popular designers. Much of this collaboration occurs within Wooden Boat Associations around the country.
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Wooden Boat Construction
Professional and amateur boat builders in Australia have developed a high level of expertise in a wide range of traditional and modern wooden boat building techniques. Many amateur wooden boat builders become experts one preferred construction method while others like to explore and learn different techniques. These different approaches lead to a diverse range of boats within the wooden boat community in Australia. Widely used construction methods include: