Building ‘Tern’



Learn the skills needed to build ‘Tern’, the boat pictured above. We’re miling locally cut coast fir in a sustainable manner, using a traditional approach to wooden boat building.  We’ve just finished building the third ‘Tern’.  The next one is scheduled for sometime in the fall of 2019. 

Here is a link to video of Tern #1 (2016) on the Russian River:

Tern was designed by Bob Darr of the Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding. It’s perfect for rowing and paddling on rivers, lakes, and protected waters like Richardson Bay. 

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