A striking book by talented Tasmanian photographer and author Andrew Wilson titled Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania.
The beautiful hard-cover 240 page book contains photographs and stories of colourful old sailors, and fishermen and shipwrights from our beautiful and rugged island state, along with scenic shots of Tasmania's world-famous coastline.
Includes stories on: Bern Cuthbertson re-enacted Bass and Flinders' famous circumnavigation of Tasmania on a scale version of the Norfolk, a west coast saw miller in Strahan whose family has harvested the wonderful boat building timber, the Huon Pine, for 3 generations; and a 5th generation of shipwrights in Port Cygnet, the Wilson Bros, who are currently restoring the stunning 8 meter classic Varg.
All together there are 14 Old Sea Dogs profiled in the book and many more stories relating to boat building and fishing. HB 240p
Author: Andrew Wilson