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Open Shop: Kids Boatbuilding

August 7, July 17 last day to register is day of
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | $79

Kids of all ages are encouraged to attend this open shop opportunity that will allow them to build a model sailboat from a kit that they can then take home and show off. Students will work with Boatshop manager Joel Arrington to learn woodworking skills and gain an understanding of boat design and function. Upon completion, students will head down to the water for an afternoon launch party! The class includes all materials and personal protective equipment.

Register here.


Aug 07 2022


10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Aug 07 2022
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


431 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368


Northwest Maritime Center

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Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone: 360.385.3628 x100
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