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SEA Shipshape East Anglia Bursary Scheme Announced

SEA Grants Scheme International Boatbuilding Training College, Lowestoft, in partnership with National Historic Ships UK, has launched the Coastal Communities Funded ‘SEA Grants Scheme’.  The scheme is legacy of the Shipshape East Anglia project which established a maritime HUB at IBTC Lowestoft as part of the Shipshape Network and through £624,950 funding by CCF. [...]

Alan Buchanan

Alan Buchanan Alan Buchanan designed "Viking" class boat, carvel built of mahogany on rock-elm in the mid sixties.  As can be seen, she is ashore on a cradle and at 4 and a half tonnes, will require a crane and low-loader trailer for transport.  This is a project that will involve a lot [...]

IBTC at the Cutty Sark

In November, the IBTC Lowestoft demonstrated various boatbuilding and shipwright skills to Members and Shipshape Trainees (MAST) of National Historic Ships UK, beneath the copper-bottomed keel of the Cutty Sark in Greenwich. Those attending the lunchtime event were joined by staff from the Royal Museums Greenwich which includes the National Maritime Museum and the [...]