Technical Aspects of Wooden Boat Restoration

The Southwest Section invites you to an in-person Section Meeting.

This meeting will feature a presentation and tour focusing on the technical aspects of wooden boat restoration as well as a brief history of boatbuilding in San Diego.

5:15-6:15 Happy Hour/Pizza Party
6:15-7:15 Presentation and Discussion
7:15-8:00 Tour of Yard and Boats

About the Venue

Koehler Kraft, founded in 1938, is a San Diego icon for custom boat building, repair, and service. Today, Koehler Kraft offers a unique combination of the best traditional skills and modern techniques and technology. Koehler Kraft is staffed by a team of master shipwrights, mechanics, welders, and finish specialists who are experts in the latest technologies and traditional skills for boat repair. View more information at:

About the Speaker

CF Koehler is a second generation boat builder, master craftsman, and licensed master with 45+ years of experience in all phases of boat building and repair. He now owns and operates the yard after working with his father for over 20 years. CF is committed to continuing the tradition of designing and building custom boats and completely restoring wooden boats from the early 1900s.

Fee for Event

Please RSVP for this event so that we have a count for food/beverages. There will be a fee to be paid at the door.

$15 members/$25 non-members
Paid at the door via cash/check/venmo

Dickie Walker




Koehler Kraft Co
2302 Shelter Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92106