About Us

The Wooden Boat Association of South Australia (WBASA) is a collective of very interesting people. But no where near as interesting as the boats they own, love and muck about in!

The WBASA was formed over 20 years ago. Having just compiled the history of those first 20 years has reinforced the fact that the original ideals of the Association are still very relevant today.

This website is provided for the members of the Association and those people who "cruise" the web in search of information, photos and news related to the world of wooden boats. Our members are men and woman from all walks of life, all ages and differing levels of experience. Our boats are big and small, they are sail, electric, power or people propelled and they range from the very new and pristine to the very old and "rustic" in appearance. Whatever their characteristics they are all built predominantly using that most magical of boat building materials, the one that is environmentally friendly and a renewable resource, wood.  And apart from anything else, we just love to talk about them, compare them and have fun in them.

Welcome to our website, we appreciate the fact that people visit us and increase their knowledge in relation to wooden boats and all things related to them.  If you live in South Australia and haven't joined up yet, contact us and we'll let you know the advantages of being a member. The Association conducts a range of "on the water" events each year and our regular meetings are well attended and generally include a guest speaker of interest.

 Would you like to enjoy the benefits of Membership ?

So, if after your look around our Website, you feel that you'd like to come and join us at a meeeting or event, simply visit the Join The Association page for all the details. You'll be made most welcome!