Traditional Shetland Boatbuilding Project - Sponsored by NorthLink Ferries

Monday, August 7th 2017 10:00am - 5:00pm

This event is also on at the following times:
Tue, 08/08/2017 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wed, 09/08/2017 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thu, 10/08/2017 10:00am - 5:00pm
Fri, 11/08/2017 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat, 12/08/2017 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun, 13/08/2017 10:00am - 5:00pm

Drop by the Shetland Museum Boat Shed to watch local boatbuilders, Jack Duncan and Robbie Tait, as they construct a brand new clinker built fourareen.

Come back each day to see their progress as the NorthLink boat takes shape.

This exciting boatbuilding project is sponsored by Serco NorthLink Ferries as part of their support of Shetland Boat Week.

Local experts will be on hand to discuss Jack and Robbie's work and answer questions about the construction techniques and uses of this type of boat.

Location: Shetland Museum & Archives boat building shed, Hay's Dock.

This is a free, drop-in event.

Category: Community Events, Tours and Demonstrations