Learn techniques to repair a fibreglass canoe or kayak using gel coats. Price includes instruction and use of tools.
Register here (program #1817888)
Part of the Summer of Wooden Boats (PDF brochure)
As we get ready to say a fond farewell to the A&E TV series Bates Motel, let's look back at some of the moments Britannia Shipyard played a part in it!
If you look closely in this scene, you can see Captain Hook's ship (from Once Upon a Time) outside the door.
One of Norma's best freak-outs was shot right at Britannia Shipyard's front door:
Course: Canvasing Canoe Restoration
Date: Saturday, May 6th 2017
Cost: $96.00/1 session
Learn to restore a canvas canoe in this day-long course. Stretching, sealing and priming the canvas will be covered with explanation of different tools, methods and materials.
To register, call 604-238-8050 or go to the Visitor's Centre at Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. Barcode #1817838.
Registration questions? E-mail Britannia@richmond.ca.
Date: Saturday, April 15th 2017 Time: 1:00-3:00pm Location: Richmond Boatbuilders Free Admission
Join expert Henk Suys and bring a dull tool to this session to learn some hands-on sharpening skills. Please feel free to invite friends and family to this demonstration, all are welcome.