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Boatbuilding, Sailing and Stories of Iona


Duration: 7

Price: £1000

Book with: Ben Wilde
at Archipelago Folkschool

Lagandorain
Isle Of Iona
Argyll and Bute
PA76 6SW
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About the Course

We love building the Caravelle rowing boat with groups all around Scotland, but often the most interesting things about the week are what happens around the build. So in this new week, we’re leaning into that - think of this week as an experience of a lifetime!

Over a week at the beautiful hostel on Iona, we will work together to build a boat - but we will also take time off to sail a stunning traditional boat, gather to hear stories and songs of the sea told by candlelight, and walk the beaches of Iona with a local guide.

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What's included in the price?

All accommodation and food is included - we are staying on the beautiful island of Iona in two shared rooms in the hostel. We also take time to sail on the stunning Birthe Marie - an old wooden boat that sails locally as well as hear stories, sing songs and have a guided walk around beautiful Iona.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 4th July 2020

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Residential
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Weekends

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