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.
Time and Date:
11 am, Saturday, March 25, 2017
Registration opens at 10:00 am.
Chinese Bunkhouse, Britannia Heritage Shipyard
5180 Westwater Drive Richmond BC, V7E 6P3
As per the new BC Societies Act that came into effect November 28, 2016, proxies will not be accepted at the AGM for voting purposes. The Society is updating the constitution and bylaws, as per the requirement. Depending upon the outcome, once the new bylaws have been approved by the members, proxies may be accepted at future meetings.
Regular Board Meeting to follow immediately.