Advanced Class in Traditional Wooden Boatbuilding
Learning the Basic Skills of
Traditional Wooden Boatbuilding.
This class runs from 9am to 3pm every Saturday except on holidays, (the latter not counted as part of the six months of class time).
The Saturday Class offers training in the proper use of hand tools necessary for traditional wooden boatbuilding. In addition, more>>
Free Celestial Navigation Class
NOVEMBER, 2023, DOLPHIN TURNED RIGHT SIDE UP. NEXT IS THE SHEER STRAKE, CLAMP AND DECK BEAM INSTALLATION TO SUPPORT THE DECK AND CABIN STRUCTURE
This class is for experienced woodworkers who want to broaden their knowledge of classical wooden boat design, lofting, and traditional plank-on-frame boatbuilding with an emphasismore>>
Learn how to use the sextant with a straightforward explanation of the calculations needed for locating one's position at sea.
We will continue shortly be teaching traditional celestial navigation again with the sextant and 249 tables. The midday class will take place at the Arques School followed by sun sights taken with the sextmore>>
Classic Small Boats On The Bay
To get an idea of what happens in the Design Class, take a look at the photos of various boats on the pages of this website. With the exception of Dolphin, all of the boats that you see in our shop were designed over the years in this class.
This is an ongoing class offering in-depth instruction in traditional sailboat and yacmore>>
All-Day Saturday Class
Yes, we are again sailing on the Bay. We offer occasional free sails along the Sausalito waterfront, usually for an hour or two. Please sign up to get on our contact list for upcoming outings.
Requirements: All participants must have some sailing experience, and must have read and signed the liability release forms befomore>>
Starting in July of 2023 the class will run from 9am to 3pm every Saturday except on holidays, the latter not counted as part of the six months of class time. The Saturday Class offers training in the proper use of hand tools necessary for traditional wooden boatbuilding. In addition, students will participate in the planking and deckimore>>