Canoe Building

Paddling on Launch Day


A new course for 2020 - building open Canadian style canoes. Like our kayak courses, this is an all-inclusive week on the croft where we’ll be in the workshop all day building lightweight stitch and glue canoes in plywood and fibreglass. The boat - a Selway Fisher Peterborough - is a beauty of a boat, but light enough to easily move around by yourself.

As these make a great boat for two, we’re offering a two person booking for this week - come with your parent, partner, friend or colleague, and build a boat together for future adventuring. If you want to build the boat solo, that is fine too.

The course fee includes all accommodation and meals for the week as well as all materials for you to take your new canoe home with you. Be sure to bring your roof bars!

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All accommodation and food is included.

Course fee is £1400 for single person, £1700 for two.


Ben Wilde at Archipelago Folkschool
Bunessan, Isle Of Mull
Argyll and Bute
PA67 6DH

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Residential
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • UK Holiday
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