Saturday February 4
Open 10am – 5pm

Boatbuilding 101

Boatbuilding 101

Event Start Date: February 11, 2023

Event End Date: February 19, 2023

Program Dates:  February 11, 12, 18, and 19 (must attend all)

Time:  10 AM - 5 PM daily

Price:  $350 for non-members, ISM Members receive 25% off

Learn the traditional methods of how to build a wooden boat in Boatbuilding 101.  The area's finest teaching craftspeople will show you the skills of lofting, mold making, steam bending, stem carving, planking techniques, and more, equipping each student with the knowledge and ability to build a wooden boat on their own.  One of the only adult boatbuilding education programs in the Philadelphia area, the class takes place in our renowned Boat Shop.  A one-year individual Seaport Membership is included for all non-member Boatbuilding 101 registrants.

*Minimum age for the program is 18 years old.

Click here to register!


visit the seaport museum

Immerse yourself in award-winning and interactive exhibits and climb aboard the oldest floating steel warship in the world on Cruiser Olympia and submerge yourself aboard the World War II-era Submarine Becuna.