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anthonius
04-17-2001, 09:22 AM
hello, I'm a student boatbuilder here in danmark and I am very interested in the building of wooden boats. I would really like to go abroad for my training period but I have no idea how I can contact wharfs abroad since I have no contacts abroad and I sort of run out of ideas.
I hope you can help me out, thanks.

Stephen
04-17-2001, 09:44 AM
Try these guys in Victoria, B.C. , Canada:

http://www.saltsociety.com/

Tom Jackson
04-19-2001, 06:46 AM
There are many schools in the U.S. that teach wooden boat building. Each March/April edition, WoodenBoat carries a long listing of them. Some, like The Landing School in Kennebunk, Maine, and the Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building, in Port Townsend, Washington, offer programs of about two years.

If you are looking for an apprenticeship, as opposed to education, you will need to contact the boatyards directly. Under this web site's "Site Links" button, you will find links to the web sites of many builders; perhaps that would be a good place to start.

[This message has been edited by Tom Jackson (edited 04-19-2001).]

Alan D. Hyde
04-19-2001, 10:32 AM
A recent post by Bill at Skiff-Craft linked to their website. It looks like they have an interesting operation.

Bill, is there anything here for an apprentice?

Anthonius, this might be worth pursuing.

Alan

anthonius
04-23-2001, 11:26 AM
Originally posted by Alan D. Hyde:
A recent post by Bill at Skiff-Craft linked to their website. It looks like they have an interesting operation.

Bill, is there anything here for an apprentice?

Anthonius, this might be worth pursuing.

Alan


Thanks Alan, I will look into it.

Anthonius.

Steve Langdon
07-08-2001, 10:33 AM
There are many boat-building schools here in England. There is usually quite a bit of info in Classic Boat magazine which should be available in your area.

Regards,
Steve

Mike Field
07-08-2001, 08:01 PM
Shipwright's Point School of Wooden Boatbuilding in the rainforest country in Tasmania offers a fully-accredited live-in course recognised as one of the world's best.

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~shipschool/home.htm

Ed Harrow
07-11-2001, 02:26 AM
YOu might try IYRS in Newport, RI

http://www.iyrs.com/

Or perhaps Mystic Seaport in Connecticut:

http://www.mysticseaport.org/welcome.html

They have a large and well-equipped maintenance facility

Then of course, there's The Boatyard at Weedy Cove, where the good ship Phoenix awaits, LOL. We could maybe even afford to offer you free room and board.