Who is George Dibbern?

February 8, 2019

For one man, a series of events set in place a journey that would ultimately lead him to Bruny Island, Tasmania. His name is George Dibbern.

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Lizzie Stokely, Bruny Island surfer, interview

July 11, 2018

Lizzie Stokely shares her love of Cloudy Bay

Bruny's favourite daughter and Bruny Island Coastal Retreats ambassador, Lizzie Stokely, shares what she holds dear.

The Volant winning the first Ocean Race in 1898

February 12, 2018

First and Oldest: Bruny Island Race

The Bruny Island Race was first held on Saturday 19 March 1898 and was originally called The Ocean Race, it is Australia's oldest ocean yacht race.  

Te Rapunga in Auckland at the start of the Trans Tasman Race, 1934

July 13, 2018

Wanderlust, George Dibbern and the Voyage of Te Rapunga

In 1930 a small wooden boat set sail for unknown adventures. This might not in itself be remarkable; however, this was a journey that was eventually to lead from Kiel in Germany to Bruny Island, Tasmania.

Te Rapunga CAD

February 8, 2019

Use of CAD technology for the restoration of Te Rapunga

This video shows how CAD technology is being used for the restoration of Te Rapunga.