Caulking course 2 days with International Boatbuilding College

A wonderful way to learn how traditionally Caulk a boat.
Learn from the very experienced instructor.
No experience necssary

The course covers the preparation of oakum bails required for seaming, how to spin the oakum to fit the size of seam and moving on to cotton, string, mastics and tar including an introduction to the different types of irons and tools used in the caulking process.



Examples are given of challenges faced across a variety of vessels and appropriate measures required to remedy them.

Students are given the opportunity to put their new knowledge into practice on a real vessel providing first hand experience. Assessment is carried out throughout the course with feedback and guidance provided.

You will need appropriate PPE, safety glasses and ear defenders.


Please note that this course is included in the flagship 47 week boatbuilding course

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Caulking course 2 days with International Boatbuilding College
Price:
£320.00 per person
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