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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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Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding’s Betsy Davis featured at Chamber meeting!

Boat building school leader: Skills learned in maritime trade have currents in other facets of life PORT TOWNSEND — Students at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding graduate with skills that are beyond the obvious, the school’s director said in a presentation to the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce on Monday. Executive Director Betsy Davis, who took over leadership…

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NWSWB’s Contemporary Program featured!

Record crop of students has boat school class at NWMC Leader newspaper article The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding is intent on enhancing local collaboration while furthering its regional reputation. For more than 35 years, the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding has been a contributor to the Port Townsend Bay and Jefferson County experience, noted Betsy Davis, executive director….

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Port Townsend Rhody Parade 2014 a blast!

Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding student Mark Paxton enjoys attention at the Port Townsend Rhody Parade from the Sequim Irrigation Festival Royalty. Our Boat School parade team awaits the start of the parade. L. to r: Executive Director Pete Leenhouts, students Mark Paxton, Bradley Suedekum and Courtney (last name TBD). Director of Education Pamela Roberts shows off her maritime…

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The Two Loves of Francis Lee

by Kurt Hoehne January 31, 2014 The Francis Lee story is part love of craft and part love of sailing. The combination is simply the best of sailing and a showcase for the Pacific Northwest’s boatbuilding skills. (see complete list at end of article of those who contributed) Love of Craft It’s hard to find someone with greater love…

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Breaking news! Boat School enrollment opens January 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year!

Enrollment at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding will open this coming January 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year. New enrollment forms and a new catalog will be published and posted soon online at the following link: The Boat School has capacity for a new cohort of 55 students each year, starting their programs on or around the…

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R2AK – Sail, Row, Paddle – All the way to Alaska! First Prize – $10,000!

R2AK – starting June 4, 2015 in Port Townsend, WA SAIL, ROW, PADDLE. ALL THE WAY TO ALASKA! DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? The physical endurance, saltwater know-how and bulldog tenacity to navigate the 750 coldwater miles from the Lower 48 to Alaska. DO YOU HAVE IT? Guaranteed blisters, mild hypothermia, and the cathartic elation that comes from…

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WOODWORKING~WELDERS~SHOP ITEMS~DINGHYS~SMALL BOATS~SCRAP! A public surplus auction will be held SAT., NOV. 8, 2014 at the NORTHWEST SCHOOL OF WOODEN BOATBUILDING’S “Rubb Shelter,” on the upper part of campus.  Included will be tools, boats, machinery, and all kinds of misc. hardware. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS OF SOME OF THE ITEMS FOR SALE This will be a live auction and…

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