This sector includes companies that design, build, repair and service, and provide materials and equipment for a diverse range of semi-custom and custom boats.
The industry on PEI is relatively small in size and there are about 12 companies on PEI building and repairing boats. Most likely 100 people are employed across the industry, and more are needed.
Local and regional educational options
Holland College offers some indirectly related programs to gain employment in the building-industry, visit www.hollandcollege.com/programs.
Holland College | Marine Training Centre offers Transport Canada-approved training.
The Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association coordinates and facilitates training for the boatbuilding/boat repair and service industry in Canada’s Maritimes. www.nsboats.com/training