Huon Valley

We’re sure you’ve been here – at the boat ramp, ready to launch… Stuck behind someone who is taking their sweet, sweet time to get their boat in the water! It’s a frustrating situation, but it doesn’t have to end in tears – or ‘ramp rage’. The most common cause of ‘ramp rage’ comes about […]

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The Tasmanian Cray Fishing season is approaching fast! How do I identify a male from a female? Where can I use Cray Rings & Pots in local waters? How do I correctly measure and mark a Southern Rock Lobster? Does my cray gear comply to regulations? Read on for more info… To clear up some uncertainty about […]

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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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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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Dressed up as a black swan for recent river pageant   Merlin is a restored 8 metre class yacht now moored at Franklin Marina  

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> >>>>> Our shop with new logos on the Building , now for the high sign! >

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Sunrise on the Huon River warning of strong winds to come Sure enough 5 hours later we had 30knots.

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Port Huon Southern Tasmania

by Ian Kuhl on November 25, 2011

in Franklin, Huon Valley, Tasmania

Looking down the Huon river towards Port Huon from Castle Forbes Bay

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Interior of “VARG”  anew 8 metre being built in Cygnet by Wilson Brothers showing some nice progress! Franklin Marine provided the batteries and installed wiring system for electric engine drive.

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