Zoom Session with Douglas Brooks: Building a Boat the Japanese Way, January 20th

The North West Maritime Center in Port Townsend, WA, will be featuring an interview with boat builder Douglas Brooks in a Zoom-based session on Wednesday, January 20th, at 6pm PST. The interview will be followed by a Q&A session, with the whole session running 90 minutes.

Jan 20, 6-7:30 PM (PST): Douglas Brooks: Building a Boat the Japanese Way

A look into the inside world of Japanese boatbuilding and the apprentice system: learning silently, no written plans, secrets, and the differences between Eastern and Western techniques.


Boats built by the Winter-term 2018 class taught at Middlebury College by Douglas Brook on Building the Japanese Boat.

The interview is part of their Wooden Boat Festival’s ‘Ask and Expert’ Winter Series, which presents a total of eight sessions with various boatbuilding experts. These sessions take place between January 6th and April 7th. The cost to join any one session is only $5.99, or $30 for the entire series.

Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ask-an-expert-series-tickets-131265746381



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