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Boat Building Academy gifted the “Rolls Royce of saws”.

The Boat Building Academy (BBA) at Lyme Regis now has the “Rolls Royce of saws” for it’s students, thanks to the generosity

Building a Better Marine Industry Through Effective Outreach

How one small Boat Building Academy is paving the way for Gender Equality in England’s Maritime Scene – An Article by Annie

Rob lays first plank on boat he hopes to row to glory

The first plank is in place on the new racing boat that Lyme Regis Gig Club will take to the World Pilot

The Women’s Workshop: Introduction to Woodwork

Our first Women’s Woodwork Workshop was a huge success, read more to learn about our inclusivity policy and our bursary for women.

Open Day – Saturday 15th April

Ever wondered what happens behind the workshop doors at the Boat Building Academy? Are you thinking in enrolling on our courses and want to know more?
Join us on Saturday 15th April 11:00 – 16:00 for our 2023 Open Day.

Furniture Exhibition – Friday 2nd August 2024 @ 15:30 – 18:00

Our furniture students will be showcasing their final project as well as several pieces they have built during their time on the

Boat Building Academy @ The National Outdoor Expo

We are going to Birmingham from the 18-19th of March exhibiting in the National Outdoor Expo

The Guardian – Women in Boat Building

BBA graduates Gail McGarva (Class of September 2004) and Obioma Oji (Class of May 2021) feature in The Guardian.  Click here to read the article

Classic Boat Magazine- Women in Boatbuilding – October 2022

BBA grad Gail McGarva (Class of September 2004) features in the current issue of Classic Boat magazine in the ‘Women in Boat Building’ article. Obi