Franklin

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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With winter closing in on the Huon Valley, we are once again being met by chilly evenings and mornings. Of course, no chilly evening or morning would be complete without a thick blanket of fog rolling down the river! Fog burning off to reveal Franklin Marina#franklinmarina #hobartandbeyond #franklinmarine #huonriver #cartella A post shared by Franklin […]

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Our winter training season kicked off last week with a great group of 9 people attending Marine Diesel Engines for Beginners. The class consisted of three “cruising couples” who are planning their trips north to warmer climes, as well as a few folks who had boats for local use – and one who is fitting […]

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With the Australian Wooden Boat Festival less than a month away, accommodation in Tasmania is high in demand and quickly becoming hard to get. Fortunately for some lucky travellers, we have negotiated an exclusive deal with Huon River Cottage for our customers. Huon River Cottage is a brand new, purpose-built luxury house in Castle Forbes Bay […]

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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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Australia Day was celebrated in the Huon Valley in the heritage town of Franklin. There was a large array of stalls, tents and events around Franklin Oval with a parade of sail on the river to coincide with the citizenship ceremony – also held on the oval. Lots of music, kids games, a big free […]

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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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Spring is upon us in Franklin!

by Franklin Marine on September 16, 2015

in Featured, Franklin, Franklin Marine, Huon River

After a snowy and celtic winter down in the Huon Valley, we have been surprised with an early spring. Already have the mornings lost their bite, and we are being visited by warm days, daffodils and spring lambs – not to mention the plovers being busy with their young! “Fiona” on mooring in the Huon Spring sunshine in Tassie! #huonriver […]

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Visit the course information page to become one step closer to being safe at sea! The winter season is here once again, and whilst it isn’t the best time to be out on your boat – it is certainly time to prepare for next season by learning about it! Boating can be fun, but it can also […]

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