We are a traditional boat building training college

We’ll teach you the techniques of traditional wooden boatbuilding and master craftsmanship.

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Our Courses

We are a world-renowned training provider based in the heart of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.  We offer a Level 3 City and Guilds Qualification, our own Diploma and a range of short courses. Teaching techniques of traditional wooden boatbuilding and related transferable skills.


1 Year Course

Our most comprehensive flagship traditional boat building course.


12 Week Course

The essentials of traditional boat building.


Short Courses

Get a taster of our full courses. Learn some incredible master craftsman skills.

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