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The Scottish Fisheries Museum offers a wooden boat building and restoration traineeship to develop skills for young people willing to deepen their knowledge of traditional boat building.

The course provides a background in traditional wooden boat to keep traditional skills alive as well as maintaining the strong tradition of boat-building in Anstruther.

Thanks to the large Museum collection and co-operation with other bodies, during the traineeship there are many varied learning opportunities such as practical restoration and maintenance work, re-building of boats and focused learning modules and guided tours.

training activities

Sawmill visit

Sawmill visit

To see more about our training experience go to our Facebook page . If you are looking for a volunteering experience in our boatyard you could write to:

Leonardo Bortolami

Boatyard Manager

We would be happy to welcome you to our boatyard. You could develop new skills working on challenging projects.

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