We run a range of boat building courses including:
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Come on one of our canoe building courses and build your own strong, beautiful and lightweight open canoe. We use some of the best available open canoe designs to build boats which are great to paddle on your own or with a friend, on lakes, rivers and moving water.
Visit the Canoe Building Courses page for more details.
We've collaborated with sailing canoe experts Solway Dory to develop this new course for 2016. Come on this course and build your own sailing canoe and you will leave with a fantastic boat that sails really well.
More details are on the sailing canoe building page.
Coracles are fun and simple to build - on your own, with a friend, or as a group/team activity, our courses take advantage of this ~ running over 2 days or a weekend you will be able to take your coracle home with you at the end of the course.
Photos show a wickerwork coracle built with 1st Keswick Scouts - covered with a tarp for speed!
Visit the Coracle Building Courses page for more details.
A two day course learning all the skills needed to make your own making single bladed canoe paddle, or a Greenland Style sea kayak paddle - have a look at the Paddle Making Courses page for more information.
A new course in 2012 - have a look at the Sea Kayak Building Course page for more information.