Virtual Learning Environment Set for Launch

A valuable online tool, packaged with a wealth of traditional boatbuilding educational resources, will be launched at next month’s conference in Belgium.

The free and comprehensive virtual learning environment has been created to deliver detailed course frameworks covering a host of traditional skills such as riveting, splicing, rigging, laminating and sewing sails. Individual time-lapse videos captured specific skills as project partners followed the step-by-step progress of boat building activities on either side of the 2 Seas area (the English Channel and North Sea).

It will be officially unveiled and go live from October 5th and be available free to the public in two languages (Dutch and English) via the project’s website

The teaching resource will include a clear and concise A-Z listing of a host of skills to ensure the heritage and traditions of the sector are preserved for future generations.


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