In 2019 we celebrated the Club's 30th anniversary!
Click here to listen to Founding Member Colin Hunt recall the early days of the WBA at the 30th Anniversary celebrations in July 2019.
Members appreciate wooden boats for their aesthetic qualities, the beauty of the boats and the materials from which they are constructed, and the pure romance of wooden boats.
In this age of mass production, each wooden boat is as individual as her owner.
Find out more about the club, its members and activities under the About Us tab.
Why build a wooden boat? Maybe we all have different reasons – but I built mine because I wanted to go fishing on Port Phillip Bay, and I didn’t want to spend the money on a new boat, or take a chance on someone else’s reject
Looking for a boat? The Boatyard is the WBA's "For Sale or Wanted" section - some FREE TO GOOD HOME.
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|Wed Aug 24 @ 7:30PM - |
Club Night - Movie Night - The Riddle of the Sands
|Sun Aug 28 @10:30AM - 05:00PM|
Sailing Day - Albert Park Lake
|Wed Sep 21 @ 7:30PM - |
Club Night - The aquatic-based culture of the Sepik River Region, PNG
|Sun Sep 25 @10:30AM - 05:00PM|
Sailing Day - Albert Park Lake - The Amazing Raid, Mk 2
|Fri Oct 28 @10:00AM - 05:00PM|
Weekend Away - Paynesville
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