Reflecting on a time period that spans from his 1963 wood boat apprenticeship in New Zealand, to sailing a replica P Class dingy off Torbay Beach in 2017, Ron has remained in close contact with wooden boats for over 50 years.


Australia Wooden Boat Festival in Tasmania Australia attracts many wood boat enthusiasts


The four day festival held along the Hobart waterfront, brings together the largest and most beautiful wooden boats in the southern hemisphere. Follow this link to view the festival program.