Plans are well underway for the Julie Burgess's attendance at the AWBF. Sailings on offer are: Devonport to Hobart - Sold out Kettering to Hobart - February 6Joining the tall ships again this year for the much anticipated Parade of Sail, kicking off the Australian Wooden Boat Festival, $85.00pp including lunch, transport to Kettering is an additional cost. Ketch Race Sail - February 8$50.00pp, …
Come along to the Bass Strait Maritime Centre on Tuesday November 25 at 7.30pm for our next maritime talk. See attached invitation for more details Peter_Higgs_Presentation.pdf
Many who have been around Tall Ships can tell you about the “moment” when they were hooked. I was double hooked, the first time I was helming, the lookout was a long way forward and it just seemed to be the ship and me: it was as though we had become one entity. Another was furling the sails just before sunset in the middle of Bass Strait. We had finished but I stayed aloft a while taking in the s…
presented by Max Chandler is the next Maritime Talk held at the Bass Strait Maritime Centre on Tuesday 30 September, please see the attached invitation for more details Max_Chandler_Presentation.pdf
The "Julie Burgess" will once again be holding school holiday activities for children 10 years and over. Have a tour of the "Julie Burgess", hear about its history and then enjoy a short river trip learning some facts about the busy Mersey River and different types of vessels that use our busy port. Contact Bass Strait Maritime Centre 6424 7100 for bookings
Once again the Bass Strait Maritime Centre is hosting the Cradle Coast Amateur Radio Club for the annual International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. The event evolved from the Scottish Northern Lighthouses Award Weekend a biennial event which was first held in 1993 and became the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend in 1998. Over the years it has continued to grow and to date more th…
Highlight for children 10 years and over is the opportunity to have a tour of the "Julie Burgess" and hear about its history.Then enjoy a short river trip learning some facts about the busy Mersey River and different types of vessels that use our busy port. Contact Bass Strait Maritime Centre 6424 7100 for bookings.
We are getting prepared for the opening of our first temporary exhibition! Please see flyer for more information The_Longest_Walk.pdf
will be held at the Bass Strait Maritime Centre on Thursday 24 April between 10am and 2pm, please see the attached flyer for more details Family_Pirate_Day.pdf
Unfortunately the weather is against us for this weekends trip to Beauty Point and sadly we have had to cancel. We will attempt to reschedule so watch this space!
Ahoy there, anyone in the Launceston/ Beauty Point area, the Julie Burgess is planning to come your way Saturday April 12. Contact us to put your name down for a two hour sail... don't miss this great opportunity!
presented by Robin Holyman will be held at the Bass Strait Maritime Centre Tuesday 25 March, please see the attached invitation for more details Holyman_Presentation.pdf