The Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding is located in Sausalito, California, a 15-minute drive across the Golden Gate bridge from San Francisco. Sausalito is a charming little town, and was once a center for commercial fishing and shipbuilding.

Contact the Arques School.

Send email to: arqueschl@sbcglobal.net

Directions from San Francisco to the School at 600 Gate Five Rd., Sausalito, CA 94965:

  • Follow route 101 north, across the Golden Gate Bridge, and another 4 miles
  • Take the exit for SAUSALITO/MARIN CITY
  • TURN RIGHT onto BRIDGEWAY
  • After 1/2 mile, turn LEFT onto HARBOR DR.
  • Take the SECOND TURN ON THE RIGHT (past the main post office) puts you on Road 3. Park on this road.
  • To the left you will see a large white building clearly marked as the Spaulding Boatworks. The Arques School is located in that building.  Walk along the building towards the bay, turn in to your right.  A sign just above eye-level is marked “Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding”

Directions from the north:

  • Take 101 south and exit at SAUSALITO/MARIN CITY.
  • TURN LEFT, go under the throughway
  • TURN RIGHT at the lights onto BRIDGEWAY.
  • After 1/2 mile, turn LEFT onto HARBOR DR.
  • Take the SECOND TURN ON THE RIGHT (past the main post office) puts you on Road 3.To the left you will see a large white building clearly marked as the Spaulding Boatworks. The Arques School is located in that building.  Walk along the building towards the bay, turn in to your right.  A sign just above eye-level is marked “Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding”