The Wooden Boat Association announces that applications for the WBA NSW Annual Apprentice Support Award are now open.

Successful applicants will receive $500 towards the costs of trade tools as well as free membership of WBA NSW during their apprenticeship, and will be invited to address the members of the WBA at the prestigious Hal Harpur Award evening held, in normal circumstances, in December.

Application for the Award is open to Level III or higher apprentice shipwrights working in the wooden boat industry in NSW.

Apprentices interested in applying for the 2021 Award can get the application procedure from Or by emailing Selection of winner or winners will be in Sept 2021.