Wooden Boat Festival - Vanity returns to Hobart in her 100th year

8:17 PM Tue 1 Feb 2011 GMT
'Vanity 1911' Peter Campbell &copy
MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2011. The Tasmanian One Design yacht Vanity, built in Hobart in 1911, has returned to sail on the River Derwent in her centenary year and be one of the major attractions at the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival. Vanity, which has been lovingly restored in Queensland by her current owner, now Hobart-based Robert Virtue, is moored in her new berth at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania in Sandy Bay. From February 12-14 she will on public display at the Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart?s Sullivan Cove, along with other stunning feature vessels, including Gretel ...

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by Peter Campbell

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