Maritime Trail 2021

Writing About Boats

Presenters: Ian Johnson & Andrew Wilson

Author of 'The Shank' Ian Johnson will wax lyrical about sailing Tasmania and the world, taking us on the journey of how his book became a reality on the shores of Port Davey. Andrew Wilson (author of 'Old Sea Dogs' 1 & 2, 'Blue Water Classics') will share some of his stories from the colourful characters that inspired his writings.


GENERAL INFORMATION Please be advised that food and beverages will not be available on site. BYO alcohol is strictly prohibited. We recommend supporting locals cafes, bars and venues pre and post event.

Parking is available at the foreshore, opposite the Palais Theatre. Please see the MAP for more information.

ACCESS INFORMATION The venue is fully accessible.


For further information about Maritime Trail 2021 events please see FAQs, email or call (03) 6223 3375. Box office hours: 9am-5pm weekdays. Note, we are a small team but will endeavour to answer all queries in a timely manner. Please don't call the venue, we have all the info to help!

By purchasing tickets to the Maritime Trail 2021 you agree to the following ticketing and COVID-19 Terms and Conditions

Remember to follow all COVID-19 requirements and practice social distancing. Please see the Coronavirus Tasmania website for more information.

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Palais Theatre

3388 Huon Hwy, Franklin TAS