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projects, schemes, and expeditions
This is LAF maritime's specialty division, the stuff that makes us tick. See about current projects, upcoming events and just how the scheming works!

LAF boatbuilding, traditional design and repair. Our quality staff and associates range from single individuals to a whole yard with experienced shipwrights. We can help you with single aspects of building your own small boat or design and build it for you. We are capable to provide a full team or experienced key teamplayers for the building of historic replicas for both museums or private use. We are experienced working with the public, educating an audience and working with volunteers both adults and youth.

LAF small craft expeditions throughout the world in small groups provide some of the last true adventures and a way to view nature, history, the world around us and even literature from a new perspective that includes close-ups.
  • nature expeditions
  • literary expeditions for writers
    (also available for artists, historians and naturalists)
  • traditional boat expeditions
  • small craft explorers

  • LAF restoration adventures. every year LAF maritime picks a spot in the world and sets up camp, restoring or re-building a local traditional vessel. Consulting local knowledge, historic research, traditional and modern work methods. These adventures consist of 2-week courses that cover most aspects of traditional boatbuilding and give the student an overview over techniques and local historic vessel usage. At the end of the season the boat will be taken on a local sailing excursion and then donated to local youth groups who will use, store, and maintain the vessel for use in future expeditions.
  • excursion discounts for building course participants available
  • boatbuilding or recreational add on weeks available on most locations at a discount
  • partial and full internships available at all locations

    for more information: (general)info@lafmaritime.net

    (cruise specific)expeditions@lafmaritime.net