Cute, quaint and full of charm, the heritage-listed boatsheds on Malinga Drive, Taroona are part of a national vernacular of seaside convenience. See inside these most basic of structures, and hear a little about their importance to Australian beach culture.

Bring the kids! Weather permitting there’ll also be a sandcastle building competition, kids crafternoon inside one of the boatsheds, and an old-fashioned lemonade stall to quench your thirst.

Address: Malinga Drv, Taroona

Open: 1pm-4pm, Sunday 6 November

Highlights: Vertical board vernacular, kids' activities

Building specs: Type: Boat sheds, Built: Unknown, Architect: Unknown