Art Show & Fundraiser

The Watercolor Gang Paints the Coastal Bend
Port Aransas Community Center
Saturday, August 20th

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Classes at Farley Boat Works

Build a Pygmy Kayak
September 5-11
Family Boatbuilding Class
October 8-10
Build a Port A Skiff
November 1-12

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Port Aransas Old Town Festival

Gumbo Lunch, Parade, Tours,
Chapel Art Show, Surfing Contest,
Golf Tournament, Boat Festival
and more!
Oct 8-10

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3rd Annual plyWooden Boat Festival

Beautiful Hand-built Boats on Display,
Boatbuilding Classes, Kids Area,
Nautical Flea Market
Oct 8-10

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Port Aransas Museum & Farley Boat Works

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Taming the Channel:
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Latest News

Seating, Battery Boxes, Dog House

June 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Seating, Battery Boxes, Dog House

Lydia Ann, our Texas scow schooner, is looking good! Dan Pecore and Mike Oldani recently finished construction and installation of the mid-ship seating area and battery boxes. The seats run lengthwise along the ship and [...]

Building the Rudder & Horn Timber

April 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Building the Rudder & Horn Timber

The rudder for the schooner is massive!  It is built of long-leaf pine sheathed in marine plywood with a fiberglass skin set in epoxy.  The horn timber and tiller are also constructed out of long-leaf [...]

Spring Break Family Boatbuilding

March 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Spring Break Family Boatbuilding

Our Spring Break Family Boatbuilding class was a lot of fun!  Four families (including 2 with grandkids working with grandparents) each built a 13-ft rowing skiff under the guidance of the fabulous Farley Boat Works [...]