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 start with a field trip to see the fir trees we're milling, and spend some time on the Russian River trying out a finished boat.  The rest more>>
Boat Design
An ongoing class offering in-depth instruction in traditional sailboat and yacht design. Students learn a simple but sophisticated traditional approach for developing seaworthy and efficient boat designs, and to develop these through lines drawings. Each student designs and prepares the lines drawings for a small boat. Apprentices prepare severamore>>
Classic Small Boats On The Bay
Description: Sailing on the Bay will continue with occasional sails on Friday afternoons. Attendees: Limited to 5 participants on a first come, first serve basis.  Please email your request to join us for a sail to arqueschl@sbcglobal.net indicating your estimated level of sailing experience from 0 to 10. No Cost Contributions to the Schomore>>
The Apprenticeship Program
Applicants must have solid woodworking experience before applying to this program.  Beginning students must  attend the Saturday Class to become qualified. The time it takes to become sufficiently skilled varies a great deal from student to student. Qualifying for the Apprenticeship program depends upon mastering basic hand-cut joinery andmore>>
All-Day Saturday Class
This is an ongoing class that teaches the fundamentals of proper hand tool usage, traditional woodworking and wooden boatbuilding. THIS CLASS IS ALSO A PREREQUISITE FOR APPLICANTS TO THE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM, even if applicants have previous woodworking experience. Apprenticeship applicants with good woodworking experience qualify for the apprentmore>>
Lumber Harvesting, Drying, and Applications
Instruction on how to harvest and correctly make use of locally growing boat building timber. The class includes the milling of wood with a portable Alaska Chainsaw mill. We are typically harvesting black locust, pepperwood, fir, white oak, eucalyptus, and black acacia. Level For all levels of woodworking experience. Number of students Thimore>>