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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Shipyard Programs announced

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has announced its next round of Apprentice for a Day Shipyard Programs, with workshops scheduled from January–May 2020.

Programs take place on weekends and select weekdays, and include a variety of programs for every interest and age. Topics include Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People, Boating Essentials, Chart Navigation, Casting & Pouring Iron, Small Diesel Engine Maintenance & Repair, the Art of Spieling Planks, and more.

Open Boatshop programs will also return this year, with the public invited on Saturdays in March and April to spend the day in the Shipyard creating woodworking projects of their own design under the guidance of one of CBMM’s experienced shipwrights.

CBMM’s Apprentice for a Day Shipyard Programs take place year-round, and offer demonstrations, workshops, intensives with visiting master craftsmen, on-the-water experiences, and customized programming.

Participation in each program is limited, with advanced registration needed and dates and details available at CBMM members receive a 20% discount on all registration fees. For more information, email [email protected] or call 410-745-4980.