Explore the world of boat building through videos on craftsmen, their tools and techniques. Browse through the yards – peak through the heavy doors of many workshops where traditional boat building skills are being kept alive. Learn boat building skills online, find out about traditional rigging and sail making through these videos.


Boat building sessions brings you skills, techniques and advice from experts that specialise in classic restoration – Suffolk Yacht Harbour. These short how-to videos can be seen on CYTV's youtube channel or below.

Prevent standing water in between the timber frames of your hull by learning to correctly apply pitch (marine glue) with this simple 'how to' film.

Watch classic boat joinery experts fit new wooden cockpit seats to this stunning 1960s Kim Holman day racer at Suffolk Yacht Harbour.

Do you know a rebate plane from a wood jack plane? Find out the difference between the various planes used in classic boat restoration in this new film. Suffolk Yacht Harbour specialises in classic boat restoration.

A good boat builder never blames their tools, discover the correct way to sharpen your chisel in Suffolk Yacht Harbour's new step by step film.

Learn how to strip a wooden hull and achieve the perfect smooth finish with this step by step boat building guide. Suffolk Yacht Harbour specialises in classic boat restoration.

Do you struggle with varnishing? Watch Suffolk Yacht Harbour's latest boat building film for top tips and a step by step guide to achieving the perfect finish. Suffolk Yacht Harbour specialises in classic boat restoration.

Suffolk Yacht Harbour (UK) shows how to repair a plank on a wooden boat by fitting graving pieces to the planking. Robert, one of Suffolk Yacht Harbour's boat builders, carefully fits a graving piece to the damaged area of the planking to rout out an exact template of a piece of wood to fit the planking.