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Surfboard & Composite Repair

Falmouth Marine School Falmouth LEVEL: Professional Qualification Marine Engineering & Boatbuilding

This practical course is suitable for individuals who wish to carry out gel coat and structural repairs.

You will learn how to repair and finish on a variety of products including surfboards, kayaks and small fibreglass craft, this will be carried out in our purpose built GRP/FRP workshop.

Course costs £150

Please note – course cost will need to be paid at the time of booking.


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Surfboard & Composite Repair

Start Date

This course is offered throughout the year, please contact us for the latest start dates.




9 hours


09:30 till 12:30



Extra Information

This course runs over three consecutive Saturdays from 9.30am – 12.30pm


Jonny Mills Boatbuilding Course Manager

Jonny has been working in the marine sector for over 30 years, repairing and sailing aboard wooden square rigged vessels, which is his lifelong passion. Jonny’s expertise and experience extends to building and maintaining historic replicas for museums, fibreglass production yacht building, repairs and restoration of wooden boats.

Jonny has been in charge of a team of shipwrights, building replica boats for film and TV productions, as well as the marine coordination for the Warner Bros. film ‘Clash of the Titans’. Jonny was also the head shipwright on the construction of ‘The Hereford Bull’, a replica trow built for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.



"Our students work on projects that will give them the vital industry experience, and contacts, that will enable them to establish careers in the boatbuilding sector”


Marine Engineering & Boatbuilding

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.