Oar Making Workshop - July 2nd-6th
Jul
2
to Jul 6

Oar Making Workshop - July 2nd-6th

There's nothing like going out for an early morning row during the summer months, so get equipped to get out on the water this year. This week-long workshop provides a thorough, hands-on introduction to the craft of oar making. You'll learn the basics of patterning, cutting, shaping, and finishing a pair of oars using traditional hand tools, such as a spokeshave, drawknife, and block plane. 

Each participant will take home a finished pair of oars that they can use for many years to come. Tools and materials provided.

Cost: $350. You can register here.

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2018 Lecture Series - Hodding Carter and Rob Stevens
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

2018 Lecture Series - Hodding Carter and Rob Stevens

This past fall, a band of Maine-based adventurers decided to retrace Benedict Arnold's 1775 campaign to take Quebec City from the British in a 400-pound, traditionally built bateau. On June 20th, at 6pm, two members of the expedition, Hodding Carter and Rob Stevens, will be giving a talk here at the Apprenticeshop.

This lecture is free and open to the public with a suggested donation of $10 to help fund future events at the Apprenticeshop.

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Provisions for Buoyancy with Katie Kehoe
Jun
7
to Jun 10

Provisions for Buoyancy with Katie Kehoe

Steel House Projects is pleased to present Katie Kehoe’s Provisions for Buoyancy, a four day program of events. Her work explores the projected impacts of climate change and the adaptive reuse of materials.

Thursday June 7th, 12pm: Mid-Day lecture and Artist talk at the Island Institute. Located at 386 Main Street.

Friday June 8th: Evening solo performance action in Rockland. Itinerant walk along sites along the waterfront.

Saturday June 9th, 1-4pm: Performance as Social Practice workshop co-presented at The Apprenticeshop. The workshop is free. Attendees take part in exercises that explore and experiment with various materials and creative prompts to generate material for socially engaged art projects. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably! 

Saturday June 9th, 5:30-7pm: Artist Talk and reception Steel House Projects. Located at 639 Main Street.

Sunday June 10th, 11:30am-1pm: Afternoon Group Performance Action with Alexis Iammarino. The public and workshop participants are invited to gather in court yard at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art. Located at 21 Winter Street.

For further information, please inquire with ALEXIS IAMMARINO / MAEVE O’REGAN at GALLERY@ROCKLANDSTEELHOUSE.COM.

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High School Sailing Team Race
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

High School Sailing Team Race

This will be a team race which involves not only skill but significant strategy. Our high school sailors will race 420s with 3 boats per team competing in matches with one other 3 boat team at a time. We will use 15 boats which allows 5 teams or ‘ colors’ for approximately 45-50 sailors and alternates. We will run as many races as time and weather allow.

FIND COMPLETE NOR HERE

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2018 Lecture Series - Evening with John England
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

2018 Lecture Series - Evening with John England

John England, who has worked in the boatbuilding industry for over 40 years, will share his experiences restoring the Elizabeth II, a replica of the barque used for Walter Raleigh's expedition to North Carolina in 1584. 

This lecture is free and open to the public, however a suggested donation of $10 would happily be accepted at the door in support of future lectures and workshops.

 

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Spring High School Sailing
Apr
3
3:30 PM15:30

Spring High School Sailing

High School sailing is open to all area sailors in 6th - 12th grade. The season is 8 weeks. Practice is twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30- 6:30 at the Apprenticeshop. Some sailing experience is required for spring sailing.

We host 3 teams:

Rockland Community Sailing (open to anyone who doesn't have a sailing team).

Camden Hill Regional High School 

Lincolnville Central School

 

 

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2018 Lecture Series kicks off with Douglas Brooks
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

2018 Lecture Series kicks off with Douglas Brooks

Douglas Brooks, boatbuilder, writer, and researcher, will be speaking about his personal experiences while apprenticing with some of the last Japanese boatbuilders, learning the art of their traditional craft. His latest publication, Japanese Wooden Boatbuilding, will be available for purchase following the lecture. Tickets are $10 per person available at the door, through the website workshop page, or contact the office at 207-594-1800 / info@apprenticeshop.org.

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