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Summer Launchings

Boat School Launches Three New Student-Built Boats A Marsh Cat, carbon fiber dinghy, and Culler sailing skiff all hit the water. On Friday July 21st students at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding launched multiple student-built boats demonstrating a variety of construction techniques they have learned.   The Marsh Cat is a 15’ cat boat designed by Joel White that…

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CLEAN BAY Goes to Work

The boat CLEAN BAY in motors through a marina.

CLEAN BAY GOES TO WORKKeeping Local Waterways Free of Wastewater Hull Raiser Magazine: Fall 2022 CLEAN BAY’S ELECTRICAL AND SOLAR SYSTEMS ELECTRIC SYSTEM FOR PROPULSION AND PUMP OPERATION The Clean Bay propulsion system is a 48-volt electric Torqeedo Cruise-10 FP POD drive that is powered by four 48-volt lithium ion Torqeedo batteries. These batteries provide roughly eight hours of…

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State of the Craft

STATE OF THE CRAFTBoatbuilders on Boatbuilding Hull Raiser Magazine: Fall 2022 “After all this time, I still find myself looking at boat plans, dreaming about building this boat or that boat, and looking at how different boats are constructed whether I’m at the dock, the yard, or here at the school,” says Chief Instructor Sean Koomen. “It’s a gift…

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Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding featured on front page of online Port Townsend Leader!

The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding’s recently completed and launched Batela was featured this week on the front page of the online newspaper, Port Townsend Leader! (See screen shot above.) You can read the article about this beautiful wooden boat built at the school by clicking here! – The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding is everyone’s wooden boat school!…

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Paul Stoffer (Class of 2013) hired on at Port Townsend Shipwright’s Co-op in Washington state

Paul Stoffer graduated with the Class of 2013 and was hired to work at the Port Townsend Shipwright’s Co-op. Paul graduated the Traditional Large Craft program and took Repair and Restoration in the summer. He was a steady student, quiet worker, and very focused on this training while at the School. We wish you all the best, Paul, for…

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Liz Palmer (Class of 2011) participating in World Endeavors Summer Currach Building program in Ireland!

Elizabeth Palmer (Class of 2011) will be participating in the World Endeavors Summer Currach Building program in Ireland from June 29-July 17, 2015. Liz graduated from the Traditional Large Craft program in 2011 with an Associate of Occupational Studies degree and emphasis on Repair & Restoration. Congratulations, Liz, on this wonderful educational opportunity! Click here for the related website….

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