Boat Building Academy and National Maritime Museum Cornwall launch short courses at Falmouth

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall and the Boat Building Academy have teamed up to run a series of short three- and five-day courses at the Falmouth museum’s premises. The first weekend course, ‘Make a fender – decorative ropework and splicing’, with BBA visiting instructor Roy Gollop on 30 and 31 March will teach decorative ropework and splicing, and … Continue reading “Boat Building Academy and National Maritime Museum Cornwall launch short courses at Falmouth”

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BBA enlists MP and MEP to its campaign to make it easier for non-EU students to attend its courses

BBA principal Yvonne Green is campaigning for rule changes that would make it easier for non-EU students to attend colleges providing non-degree level courses Boat Building Academy principal Yvonne Green has enlisted the help of local MP Oliver Letwin and MEP Sir Graham Watson in her campaign to persuade the UK Border Agency to make … Continue reading “BBA enlists MP and MEP to its campaign to make it easier for non-EU students to attend its courses”

BBA student class of September 2011 launch their boats despite wind and rain

Principal Yvonne Green has kindly sent over this photo from the latest Boat Building Academy student launch day, at which the rain clearly failed to stop play. Here’s what she says: ‘It rained, and rained, and rained, and then at 2.30 it stopped and, while the sun didn’t exactly come out, it wasn’t wet and … Continue reading “BBA student class of September 2011 launch their boats despite wind and rain”