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Heritage Skills Challenge

Teams of six will compete head to head to scull a punt, haul a pot, tie a whiff, knit a net, fillet a fish and row a punt. No skills? No problem. We can teach you everything you need to know! You don’t have to be registered for the conference to take part so invite your friends to join your team.

Heritage Relay Map


Tourism Breakfast hosted by Legendary Coasts Eastern NL DMO

Heritage Skills Training Workshop

Heritage Skills Challenge 

Meet & Greet at Harbour Grace Marina/Official Conference Opening 


Conference Sessions 

  • The reconstruction of the Basque whaling ship San Juan in Spain
  • Boat building and fishing with the Pettens, Port de Grave
  • Cultural Tourism on the Baccalieu Trail
  • Trinity 2016: International Wooden Boat Heritage Conference

Boatbuilders Circle

All about dories! Hear from boat builders and dorymen as they share their techniques, experiences, and stories of dories.

Show & Tell

Do you have any models, half models, three piece molds, pictures or any other items you would like others to see? We want to see it! If you plan on bringing things to display, contact Beverley King at and we’ll reserve a table for you.

Dinner & Kitchen Party 

Be sure to bring along your guitars, accordions, ugly sticks, etc. and join our Kitchen Party MC, Melvin Green, onstage Saturday night!

Alternate Program

Want to take part but not sure if its your style? Check out our Partners Program for some different options!


**DEADLINE EXTENDED** Final chance to register is Friday, September 4, 2015

Conference Agenda 2015

List of Accommodations: Harbour Grace – Carbonear

Conference Registration Form 2015

Contact: Beverley King at (709) 583-2070 or email

Annual General Meeting

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador will holding their Annual General Meeting on September 12, 2015 at 3:30 PM at Harbour Breeze, Harbour Grace, NL.


Ordinary Business

1. Minutes of AGM – September 6, 2014

2. Report from WBMNL Board of Directors – Frank French

3. Financial Statement – Wallace Pinhorn

4. Election of Directors and Officers for 2015 – 2016

5. Appointment of Auditor

Special Business

1. By Law Amendment

2. Other Business

Additional Information

2013 AGM Minutes

WBMNL Board of Directors Bios 2015 – 2016

Nominating Committee Report 2015

Proxy Vote 2015


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