The Register features over 600 historic vessels, with background information on designers, builders and owners.

When you search the Register, you’ll also find their geographical location, aspects of their type or class, the eras their life has spanned, and stories which give further context to each vessel listed.

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SY Ena

 

SY ENA is an Edwardian steam yacht built in Australia and one of only three that remain extant in the country.

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Lady Hopetoun

Lady Hopetoun

An Edwardian steam launch designed by Walter Reeks.

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John Louis

John Louis

A pearling lugger built in Broome WA IN 1957.

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MB172

MB 172

A Royal Australian Navy District Officers’ Boat built in 1937.

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Silver Cloud

Silver Cloud

A luxury Lars Halvorsen Sons bridge-deck cruiser from 1939.

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Mayflower

Mayflower

A Murray River paddle steamer built in 1884 at Moama in NSW.

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Thistle

Thistle

A Victorian couta boat, understood to have been built in 1903.

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Carl Halvorsen

Carl Halvorsen, 1912-2014

A life in boats shaping and crafting their construction from timber.

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MMaps

Preserving the Dart

A piece of working history from the Murray River.

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Oyster Boat

Oysters and their punts

The Clyde River oyster punt, 1970.

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