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To register for thse courses, contact 250.746.4955 or inquire at cwbs@classicboats.org


Summer Boat Building Camp for Kids


For ages 9 - 14, build an Elegant punt start to finish!

To see the poster click here.

Dates: August 14-18, 2017 9:OO am - 2:30 PM
Course Fee: $189 plus GST and $30 membership fee (if not already a member)

To register, contact 250.746.4955 or cwbs@classicboats.org.



Family Boat Building


Bring a family member or friend, learn to build the Phil Bolger Elegant Punt - yes you can find it on Google, and we have one completely finished in our workshop. It is a very versatile dinghy, easy to car top or tow behind you boat, and you get to take it home with you on the Sunday afternoon.

You get 18 plus hours of instruction, AND THE BOAT, built out of top quality materials

Dates: August 7 - 10, 2017, 6PM - 9:30PM
Course Fee: $485 plus GST and $30 membership fee (if not already a member)

To register, contact 250.746.4955 or cwbs@classicboats.org.



Women's Woodworking Level 1 -
Learn how to build a Utility Box


Come and learn how to use a variety of shop tools and equipment. You will learn how to measure and mark, use three different saws, clamps, the table and hand sander, the drill, and finishing techniques. At the end of the course you will take home a quality built wooden utility box. Class size is limited to sex participants.

Dates: Sept. 22 & 23, 2017
Course Fee: $129 plus GST and $30 membership fee (if not already a member)


Women's Woodworking Level 2 -
Build a Treasure Chest

This course is for women who have completed our Women’s Woodworking Level 1 course or who have basic knowledge of woodworking tools and equipment. Course registrants will continue to develop their woodworking skills and come away with a quality built treasure/storage chest. Class will be limited to six participants.

Dates: Oct. 28 & 29 and Nov. 4 & 5, 2017
Course Fee: $300 plus GST and $30 membership fee (if not already a member)

To register, contact 250.746.4955 or cwbs@classicboats.org.



Build a 10' Lapstrake Acorn Dinghy

 

Learn how to build a 10' lapstrake acorn dinghy at the Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre. Our Lapstrake Boatbuilding Course runs for 8 days (Sunday to Sunday) and offers a hands-on approach to traditional wooden boat construction.

Dates: Aug. 27 - Sept. 3, 2017
Course Fee: $875 plus GST and $30 membership fee (if not already a member)

To register, contact 250.746.4955 or cwbs@classicboats.org.

Watch this 8 minute video of our October 2014 lapstrake course in action:

 

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia
in the offering of these programs.