MFA Workshop
Feb. 10-11, 2022
Charlton’s Marine Canvas | Norfolk, VA

Join the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) for workshops to learn hands-on marine fabrication education in a shop setting. Build your network with like-minded business owners and share business information while you socialize and expand your skills.


Thursday, Feb. 10

12:30 – 1pm

1 – 4:30 pm
Banded Top Installation
Mike Charlton, Charlton’s Marine Canvas
Learn how to install a banded top from start to finish.

4:30 – 6 pm
Networking Reception / Tabletop Exhibits 
Get social! Grow your network and meet the exhibitors.

Friday, Nov. 11

8 – 9 am
Breakfast and Sponsor Giveaways
Start your morning with a hearty meal with friends and a shot at some fabulous prizes.

9 am – noon
Patterning Center Console Enclosures
Mike Johnson, Mikes Marine Custom Canvas
View a demonstration of techniques and explore how to pattern a center console enclosure. 

noon – 1:30 pm
Lunch / Tabletop Exhibits
Enjoy lunch with your colleges and peruse the exhibits. 

1:30 pm – 5 pm
Polycarbonate Enclosure Construction and Techniques
Mike Charlton, Charlton’s Marine Canvas
Enjoy a demonstration of a polycarbonate enclosure panel from start to finish.

*Schedule subject to change.