Essentials skills course is a winner

Another very successful Essential Skills course was completed over the weekend with eight pupils coming away with loads of new skills and a whole bunch of tips and tricks from John Welsford. New one of these very popular courses is coming up 11/12 May, make sure you enrol early as its limited to eight and filling up ...

Essential skills course 16 /17 March 2019

Essential Skills for the Beginner Boat Builder Taught by John Welsford This is a two day course and will cover a range of essential skills including: Introduction to epoxy resin and glue systems Gluing and Fibre glassing plywood Sharpening common hand tools Selection and use of power tools Selection and ...

Tuesdays are back!

Tuesday workshops days are back this week starting 26th February 10:00am - 2:00 pm Great chance to drop in and see whats going on in the shop or discuss a project of your ...

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from all the crew at NZTBS. The school will be closed over the Christmas New Year period but we’ll be back in February with a new schedule of courses for 2019. Picturered above is the lovely Townson 2.4 dinghy built this year by tutor and trustee Alan Hooper during the Tuesday workshop ...

Heritage Festival open days

If you have a moment or two this weekend pop along and say hi, We are open as part of the Auckland Heritage festival. Sat, Sun, Mon 10.00 am - 2.00pm Bring your kids along and perhaps they could build a little toy boat of their own! We have a bunch of toy boat kitsets ready to go. plus some lots of other ...