Tag Archives: IBTC

Boathouse 4 – an amazing new centre for teaching boatbuilding and shipbuilding skills training

Some 500 adults and families are to have the opportunity to receive training in traditional boat and shipbuilding skills at Portsmouth’s Boathouse 4, I have been told by Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust projects coordinator Abi Isherwood. Up to 85 students will … Continue reading

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Victorian racing yacht Germaine relaunched after many years at the IBTC

     The 1882 Nicholson racing yacht Germaine has been relaunched following a long restoration at the International Boatbuilding Training Centre at Lowestoft. Once she is fully rigged and has her new suit of sails she will sail to her … Continue reading

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A great IBTC student boat builder’s weblog

I very much like IBTC student Philip Lane’s weblog – it shows a real pride in what he’s learning to do and what the college does, and boy does he adore the boats he works on. And so he should. … Continue reading

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