| 19 April 2024, Friday |

Wooden boats from Lebanon’s heritage

Wooden boats in Lebanon are made from trees planted in Lebanon, from cypress and Sherbine scattered in the various bushes. This industry is a traditional heritage.

Is it booming with the high frequency of fishing in Lebanon? Does hunting become a profession for those who are unemployed in light of the economic and living conditions?

They call him the coach; he is the manufacturer of wooden boats and it is a hereditary profession that is passed down from father to son.

What is its situation today? What is its cost? Is it accessible to fishermen? Or is it a monopoly on the affluent class?

To find out more details, we headed to Saida port and learned about wooden boats industry.

  • Sawt Beirut International