Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Wooden Boat Building Workshop
The Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s hosted a Wooden Boat Building Workshop from May 14 to 18 at the community’s marina.
Participants learned traditional boat building skills from master boat builder, Jerome Canning, as well as president of the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland, Jim Dempsey.
The workshop was meant to serve as a way to transfer traditional boat building skills to participants, as well as build a new regatta fleet for the town. The dories built in the workshop will ...