Half-Day Workshops with Nigel Calder

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Renowned boat systems expert Nigel Calder, celebrated for his bestselling books like “Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual,” is returning to the Wooden Boat Festival this year to present his invaluable seminars. Thursday’s workshops will cover marine diesel engines, while Friday’s will focus on boat electrical systems.

  • A Detailed Look at DIY Diesel Engine Maintenance 
    Thursday, September 5 | 8 AM–11 AM | $60 | Learn more
  • My Diesel Engine Is Acting Up: What May Be Wrong, and Can I Fix It? 
    Thursday, September 5 |  12 PM–3 PM | $60 | Learn more
  • Commonly Seen Electrical Installation Mistakes on Boats and How to Fix Them 
    Friday, September 6 | 8 AM–11 AM | $60 | Learn more
  • Practical Electrical Systems Troubleshooting for Boaters 
    Friday, September 6 | 12 PM–3 PM | $60 | Learn more

Each day’s workshops are designed to be complementary but can also stand alone for those unable to attend both. Tickets to these special Festival workshops can be purchased on the Festival ticketing page.  Get your tickets now!