The Art of Wooden Boatbuilding
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Familiarize yourself with the historic art of wooden boatbuilding at several traditional l boatyards across Essex County.
Join us for a five-part series exploring the principles behind the design and construction of traditional wooden boats. Participants will have the opportunity to experience hands-on practices at several traditional boatyards within the Essex National Heritage Area.
This event is the kick-off lecture by Justin Demetri with Harold Burnham.
CALLING ALL BOAT LOVERS! This introductory talk will set the stage for our Art of Wooden Boatbuilding series. Experts Justin Demetri and Harold Burnham willView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
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This lecture is part of a 5-part series. Tickets may be purchased for separate events or as a package.
February 29 at 10:30am – Lecture at the NPS Regional Visitor Center in Salem with Justin Demetri and Harold Burnham
March 28 at 9:00am – “Building the Schooner” at Essex Shipbuilding Museum.
April 25 at 9:00am – “The Haul Out” at Maritime Gloucester
May 9 at 9:00am – “Rigging a Tall Ship” at Salem Maritime National Historic Site
May 23 at 9:00am – “Building a Dory” at Lowell’s Boat Shop
Rates: (Discounts available for members of Essex Heritage, Essex Shipbuilding, Maritime Gloucester, or Lowell’s Boat Shop)
Lecture on February 29 – $15/person
Each individual workshop session – $75/person
Package price for all five sessions – $250/person
Optional activities for each session – $20/person
2 New Liberty Street, Salem, MA 01970