Category LBT News and Pictures

Regatta on Huon 13 Nov

Mariners are advised a Rowing Tasmania Regatta will be held on Saturday, 13 November 2021 and Sunday, 14 November 2021 (08.00 -17:00 hours) on the Huon River at Franklin. Mariners are requested to transit the area with caution and avoid…

Nancy is in the Shed

It took a bit of argumentation, a few changes of minds, and one or two ‘fine adjustments’, but in the end Nancy was shuffled onto the trailer and towed (very gingerly) along the foreshore and into the Watershed. Some pics…

Trailer Meccano

Piet Lundstedt has been storing the cradle and other bits that make it possible for our big trailer to transport large vessels such as Nancy. It all takes a bit of putting together – see pic below. For those who…

Ketches

How lucky are we? Two classic ketches (Yukon and Kerrawyn) are tied up on our doorstep – for the time being. For those who don’t know, Kerrawyn is taking over Yukon’s ‘River Cruises’ gig. The plan is for Yukon to…

Five mile crew

This Franklin St Ayles Skiff crew formed to compete in the Castle to Crane race last year, and, as reported in this column, did very, very well. There has been a beautiful video made about them: see