for something worthwhile to do with your family and friends?
not build your own boat?
Weekend 2008 (FBW)
Yes! Bring families and groups together with a fun, achievement-oriented
project - build your own real boat in two days and start
using it on the same weekend. Family Boatbuilding is an
inexpensive introduction to boat building, beginning with
the construction of a dinghy or canoe. Develop teamwork
and friendships, enjoy quality productive time with family
and friends while building – ending with your first
outing on the water in your very own boat. Take it home
Club Punta Fuego in cooperation with the
Philippine Home Boatbuilder’s Yacht Club (PHBYC) will
be holding a Family Boatbuilding
Weekend on 25 -26 October 2008 at Club Punta Fuego.
Families or groups are invited to join the Family Boat Building
Weekend: grandparents, parents and kids, boy and girl scout
troops, friends and neighbors, etc. All you need to build
a boat with your family or group is dedication – to
the project and to each other.
will I get out of it?
Develop a strong sense of achievement as each person contributes
to the construction of a real boat. From school-age kids
to grandparents, everyone can help in the building process.
At the conclusion of the event, participants launch their
new boats for their first adventure on the water! And of
course have their own boat to take home at the end of event.
skills do I need?
Very basic carpentry skills: if you can hammer a nail, drill
a hole, drive in a screw or use a paintbrush, You can Build
a Boat! PHBYC will provide pre-cut parts that you can assemble
in two days time. Experienced olunteers will be present
to guide you through the entire process.
Summer Breeze, 11’ 8” foot skiff –
An award winning design by David Beede, the Summerbreeze
is a good all around dinghy that can be rowed, sailed or
motored (with a small outboard motor). PHBYC chose this
design for ease
of building, good carrying capacity and versatility.
Participation fee per family or group is only Php7,500.00
Kit and materials
pcs. dust masks
pcs. dust goggles
pcs. knitted gloves
pc. chemical respirator
Instruction from PHBYC Volunteers
bring the following:
(1 or 2 pcs. )
head screw driver (2 pcs.)
screwdriver (2 pcs.)
or manual drill
paint brush (2 pcs.)
tools will be available during the event.
clothing: hats or caps, sunscreen, long sleeved shirts,
the boating options, wooden oars or paddles can be made
during the event, or made ahead of time by the participants,
plans for oars are available here.
Hurry! Register now as there are limited slots available.
to download your registration and follow the instructions
written on how to send it in along with your payment.
Need more info?
or call the Event Secretariat at 751-4025 or 751-4027