Replace a section of the Garboard Strakes on 'Yukon' with David Nash


Students will be part of the team that carries out routine structural maintenance work to the 1930 built 17m Danish Fishing Ketch 'Yukon'.  The work will be carried out on the slip at Woodbridge with students and instructors travelling across each day.  This is a rare opportunity to gain skills in wooden ship maintenance  whilst removing old planks, steaming, fitting, re-caulking and refinishing the 7m section of the Garboard Strakes as part of a scheduled maintenance of a large commercial sailing vessel.

Course duration: Five days

Tuition fees: $500 (lunch and m/a teas provided)

'Yukon' on the Huon River

'Yukon' on the Huon River