Australian Wooden Boat

The Wooden Boat Association

Wooden Boat Associations of Australia


Australian Wooden Boat Festival – Tasmania

South Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Halvorsen Services


Find A Halvo – Australian National Maritime Museum

Recomended Trades

  • Jim Hessey of J & J Boat Trimming at Bobbin Head makes wonderful covers at competitive rates. 02 9457 9011
  • Michael Bartley at Woolwich Marina provides the skill behind the restoration and maintenance of David & Diana Ritchie’s ‘Ku-ring-gai’. One inspection of her and you will be dialing 02 9954 7547 or 0407 469 491.
  • Andrew Storey of Cottage Point Boatshed has man- aged the repair and restoration of many fine Halvors- ens. He is a club member and is on 02 9456 3563.
  • Andrew Terry is a marine painter having revived many club members boats and works along side Andrew Storey at Cottage Point. 02 9456 0576
  • Booker Bay Marina in Brisbane Waters has a really good slipway, is reasonably priced and has an excel- lent shipwright in Chris McRae, who specialises in wooden boats.
  • Jerry Hendry Boat Builders at Careening Cove are recommended by our retired Commodore Derek for all types of restoration and repairs. Their slip looks after ‘Silver Cloud II’ and ‘Emma’.
  • Lyons Boatshed at Cammeray specialises in the re- pair of Halvorsen Cruisers. Matt Hundelby was trained by Halvorsen’s.
  • Castlecrag Marine have a great broker in Kim Johnson. Friendly and helpful, they can sell your boat quickly and without fuss. Call 02 9958 0425.
  • Noakes at McMahons Point have every service the wooden boat owner could want.