Franklin Marina

A successful submission from Franklin Marine – supported by the Franklin boating community – for funding to establish more navigation marks on the The Huon River, has been successful – and we’re happy to report that the new marks have now been installed! The funding for this project came from the MAST Recreational Boating Fund, […]

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If you’re a subscriber to the Franklin Marine email newsletter, or enjoy reading the articles in our knowledgebase – we’ve got something for you… The Fishing and Boating Show is Laurence’s weekly radio show on Huon and Kingston FM. The show follows the same style as our knowledgebase articles, but in podcast format with a […]

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Every now and again it’s important for us to take stock and check where we are placed in the market. We recently conducted a survey of prices from other retailers and compared them to our standard shelf prices in order to be sure you’re always getting the best deal possible. The results surprised us, and we […]

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This is a call to action for all our mainland friends in Sydney and northwards, our friends in Melbourne, Adelaide and the west. It’s time to get ready to cruise south for that trip you have always planned. If you are returning for another cruise you may wish to visit the more remote and alluring anchorages such as Port Davey, Bathurst […]

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Franklin Marine has recently had the pleasure of working with Andrew Latimer and his crew to prepare his new boat ‘Shy Alba’, designed by John Anderton and built by the late Arthur Budd, for delivery back to the mainland.. To stay updated with Shy Alba and her adventures, visit Andrew’s Blog at www.cruisepics.net Andrew is […]

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S.V. Yukon, which is permanently berthed at Franklin Marina has headed off for a repeat data collecting voyage between Hobart and Sydney. This scientific expedition is to collect data on micro plastics and nanoplastics found in the Australian east coast current. The research is undertaken by a team headed by Professor Richard Banati. This is […]

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The annual Tasmanian cruising yacht club winter cruise made their way up the scenic Huon River to Franklin Marina. A popular event is the tasting of local wine and cider. Local Pinot Nior from Heriots Point, Wombat Springs and Highland Brae vineyards. Chardonnay in wooded, unwooded and sparkling form. A particular favourite of mine is […]

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Franklin Marina home for Danish Tall Ship Yukon

by Franklin Marine on November 11, 2012

in Franklin Marina

We’re proud to have the Danish tall ship “Yukon” as a long-term resident at Franklin Marina. “Yukon” has returned to her traditional dark green topsides when recently slipped after sporting a light grey for tropical waters. Owners Ea and David Nash are enjoying a few months ashore in a house after living aboard with their […]

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During there annual winter cruise the CYCT  fleet motored up the Huon River to Franklin Marina.  

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If you happened to be watching the Huon River on Sunday morning you would have seen a fleet of 23 vessels motoring up the river in line astern. The Cruising Yacht Club of Tasmania was holding its annual winter cruise, stopping at Kermandie Marina on Saturday night and Franklin Marina on Sunday night. The boats […]

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