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Boat Folk - Trevassa

by Australian Wooden Boat Festival 30 Nov 2022 22:13 PST 10-13 February 2023
Boat Folk - Trevassa © Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Introducing our last Boat Folk film for the series, Trevassa. One of the most iconic Tasmanian Jock Muir boats still in existence!

Built in 1971 by Jock Muir, the boat was built out of locally sourced Blue Gum and Huon Pine. At 48ft LOA she has competed in five Sydney to Hobart Yacht Races and spent much of her life in Sydney. In 2013 the Muir family purchased her and she was reunited with the waters of the Derwent River.

Respected Tasmanian designer, builder and yachtsman, Jock Muir, created many great wooden boats during a career spanning more than 4 decades. While many of his wooden boats have left Tasmanian shores, Jock's family have bought back one of his finest designs, Trevassa and returned her to Hobart in 2012. Hear John Muir tell tales from his younger years and hear the passion for this vessel in his voice.

Trevassa will feature at the AWBF, as part of the Australian National Maritime Museum Boat Builders of Australia Guided Tours.

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