14th annual Crab Cake Cook-off

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Taste delicious crab cakes made by four volunteer guest chefs, and vote on your favorite at this museum fundraiser at the Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The event also has a slaw taste-off. The ticketed event is open to the Friends of the Museum Members...

Boat in a Day class

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling in this course, held in the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The boat is 12’ long, 32” wide, and weighs about 40 lbs. Each...

$540 – $600

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Explore the art of boat building from start to finish during a two-day, hands-on course at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The course, which will be held June 26 and 27, begins with the design and lofting of boats and...

$153 – $170

Boat in a Day class

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling in this course, held in the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The boat is 12’ long, 32” wide, and weighs about 40 lbs. Each...

$540 – $600

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

In this two-day hands-on course, students will explore the art of boat building from start to finish. Begin with the design and lofting of boats and move on to the setup, steam bending and different methods of creating the backbone of small boats. In addition,...

$153 – $170

Boat in a Day class

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling in this course, held in the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The boat is 12’ long, 32” wide, and weighs about 40 lbs. Each...

$540 – $600
Recurring

Fish and Fishing

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Children entering third grade will be introduced to coastal fish and fishing methods. Cane poles, bait, and tackle are provided for dock fishing for this two-day class, which meets from 9 a.m. to noon. Students also use nets to catch and identify marine life in...

$67.50 – $75.00

Boat in a Day class

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling in this course, held in the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The boat is 12’ long, 32” wide, and weighs about 40 lbs. Each...

$567.00 – $630.00

Boat in a Day Class

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Each participating team assembles a prepared kit for a small flat-bottomed plywood boat suitable for paddling in this course, held in the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The boat is 12’ long, 32” wide, and weighs about 40 lbs. Each...

$540 – $600

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building Class

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Explore the art of boat building from start to finish during a two-day, hands-on course at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center. The course, which will be held May 22 and 23, begins with the design and lofting of boats and...

$153 – $170

Make a Lift Half-Model

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Learn how to read a set of plans and use the basic woodworking tools most commonly found in a boatbuilder’s tool kit to shape a lift half-model of a North Carolina Shad Boat during a two-day course, held April 10 and 11 at the North...

$90 – $110

Introduction to Wooden Boat Building

Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center 322 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

Explore the art of boatbuilding in this two-day, hands-on course. Begin with lofting, and move on to the setup, steam bending and different methods of creating the backbone of small boats. You'll also learn planking methods, both carvel and lapstrake, and use of appropriate fasteners. After...

Registration and Refund Policy:

Registration costs, less a 10% fee, are refunded when the Museum receives cancellation notice at least two weeks before the start of a program.  There is no refund within two weeks of the start of a program.  The Museum reserves the right to cancel any program that does not meet the minimum participant requirement up to one week before the program is scheduled.  In the event of cancellation due to low enrollment, participants who have submitted a fee will receive a full refund.  If a program is canceled due to inclement weather and unable to be rescheduled for another date, the participants will receive a full refund.