Boat Building Courses

To be run by Liam Hegarty and Graham Bailey, with the support of other shipwrights. In addition to the possibility of working on our three current projects, we are in the process of planning two courses listed.

Introduction to Owning & Maintaining a Traditional Boat

2 Days, €150

How to make a repair, Choosing timber, Fastenings,Tool skills, Steaming & Gluing, Caulking, Painting & Varnishing, Ropework

Boat Building Comprehensive Course

12-Weeks €250 per week:

How to start a boat building project, Hand Tool Skills, Interpreting drawings and Lofting, Making Moulds, Setting up backbone, Planking, Making and fitting frames, Steaming in frames, Work on bigger projects that are ongoing, Build a clinker dinghy.