There will be the state-of-the-art carbon supermaxis in direct competition with the likes of an 80-year-old Huon pine
gaffer, or club cruisers/racers and agile, fast-planing Formula One speedboats like the TP52S.
A native Australian, Martin works with many kinds of wood that will be unfamiliar to American readers, including Huon Pine
, Queensland Rosewood, Yakka, and Jacaranda.
Dead Huon Pine
adjacent to living population segment #1211-3509 (10,500 years old, Mount Read, Tasmania)
In the instance of Their Lips Met, the hand-polished surfaces of her slip-cast porcelain cups, once released from their Huon pine
box, sit so closely together as if magnetically attracted but not quite touching--the space that hovers between the two as powerful as the forms that created it.
IN 2005 WHILE ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE at the University of Tasmania in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, I came across Huon Pine
, a wonderful wood native only to Tasmania that is used for boat building, furniture and a variety of other objects.
The Gordon--a thundering torrent that gushes through steep gorges lined with ancient Huon pine
forests-was one of Australia's last truly wild rivers.
These include the sassafras, myrtle, blackwood, celery-top pine, King Billy pine, musk, and huon pine
and Australian scientists measured the rings of 23 Huon pine
trees on a small mountain in western Tasmania.
After 2017, the latest sailors to have reached the notable (sea) milestone of 25 Rolex Sydney Hobart races will have their names engraved on the beautiful Huon pine
map of Tasmania in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA).
The scents of peppermint, lemon myrtle and Huon pine
hang intoxicatingly in the air.
Built of Huon pine
planking over hardwood ribs, according to Jock's autobiography Maritime Reflections, Trevassa was similar to the 1947 Sydney Hobart Yacht Race line honours winner Waltzing Matilda he'd also built.
Built in 1932 from Tasmanian Huon pine
, the gaff-rigged yacht was rebuilt by Noakes' head, Langman, also known for racing his high-octane former yachts, AAPTana Loyal.