Advanced Class in Traditional Wooden Boatbuilding
Starting mid-June, 2019: A class for experienced woodworkers from any field.  Diverse presentations by Bob Darr on the sound theory and effective practice of building small traditional wooden boats.  Weekly segments organized for best attendance on either Tuesdays or Thursdays from 10am to 2pm. Lunch break at noon for a half-hour.  Tuition: more>>
Free Celestial Navigation Class
The Arques School will be offering a free celestial navigation class starting in February, 2019. The science of celestial navigation will be presented during weekly evening classes, from 5:30pm to 7pm. These classes will run for three consecutive Tuesday or Wednesday evenings (based on student availability) at the Arques School.  Following thesmore>>
Building ‘Tern’
  Our program is avocational, for serious amateurs who love traditional wooden boats and wish to help preserve the history, design, and construction methods of this craft. 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 woodmore>>
Boat Design
Our program is avocational, for serious amateurs who love traditional wooden boats and wish to help preserve the history, design, and construction methods of this craft. Applicants must first visit the school by appointment to introduce themselves. From there they can apply to attend a free audit of the class. This is an ongoing class offermore>>
Classic Small Boats On The Bay
Our program is avocational, for serious amateurs who love traditional wooden boats and wish to help preserve the history, design, and construction methods of this craft. Description: Sailing on the Bay will continue with occasional sails usually lasting two or three hours. Please sign up to get on our contact list for upcoming outings.  Allmore>>
All-Day Saturday Class
This is an ongoing class that teaches the fundamentals of proper hand tool usage, traditional woodworking and wooden boatbuilding. Prospective students should contact the School to schedule a visit and get on the waiting list .   Applicants must first make an appointment by email to introduce themselves during a school visit. They may then amore>>