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Refastening a Wooden Boat Hull with Eric Dow – Part 2: Eric takes us through a few more techniques for a different boat....
Tom Robinson: Rowing Across the Pacific Ocean in a Wooden Boat, a Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation: Tom Robinson is setting out to become the youngest person to row across the Pacific Ocean. He also happens to be doing i...
Model Making as a Boatbuilder’s Sketch – SJOGIN III: There are as many ways to mentally prepare for building a boat as there are boatbuilders. Steve Brookman's approach is o...
How to Build a Wooden Boat – AROHA, Part 20 – Floors, Sole, & Bilge: Eric walks us through the process of laying out and then beginning to build the interior of AROHA.   NOTE: Part 21...
How to Loft a Boat, Part 4 – Plotting and Drawing the Sheer Line: In Part 4 Sean plots and draws the sheer line from information in the table of offsets. THE NEXT VIDEO:  This is th...
A Few Thoughts on Getting a New Suit of Sails: When it comes to spending money on your boat, Robin Lincoln makes the case for getting new sails....
Tom Robinson’s Rowboat MAIWAR, A Close-Up Tour: Armed with Aussie ingenuity and determination - Tom Robinson is setting out to row across the South Pacific Ocean. If he...
Bridges Point 24 – A Joel White Design: The Bridges Point 24’ designed by Joel White is just about as perfect as a small daysailer can be....
How to Build a Wooden Boat – AROHA, Part 19 – Coamings and Cabin House Sides & Top: Eric walks us through the making of the coamings, cabin house sides, and cabin house top, and how these complex shapes c...
How to Loft a Boat, Part 3 – The Grid, Masterlines and Lines: In Part 3 Sean takes us through how the grid works and drawing a boat from all angles using the grid....
The Beetle Cat Fleet, A Half Century at Center Harbor Yacht Club: Beetle Cats are magical, multi-generational boats that never lose their ability to charm kids into becoming lifelong sai...
How to Build a Wooden Boat – AROHA, Part 18 – Templating the Decks: A quick and easy walk through of template making for the fore, aft, and side decks.  ...
Refastening a Wooden Boat Hull with Eric Dow – Part 1: Refastening a wooden boat hull involves taking out the old screws that secure the planks to the frames, and then replaci...
2021 Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation – British Columbia and the Inside Passage with Tad Roberts, Bill Noon & Karen Sullivan: Get an insider's tour of the spectacular fishing and cruising grounds of Canada's west coast....
2021 Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation – Dinghy Cruising Adventures with Roger Barnes: Roger Barnes wrote the book on dinghy cruising, literally. He was kind enough to walk us through the highlight of his bo...
Tom Robinson’s Pacific Rowing Voyage: Thanks for letting us follow your journey, Tom. Check out the "Related Video" to the right with Wayne Roberts that is To...
Good Boat Up Close – Coquina, Part 1 – Rigging & Getting Under Way, with Maynard Bray: Coquinas are for the small boat connoisseur. Lovely, lively, and eminently tweakable. As the man says, there’s a lot o...
How to Build a Wooden Boat—AROHA, Part 17 – Deck Structure and Sub-Deck Prepping: In part 17, we learn how to build the structure that supports the deck of the boat....
Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation – Photographers’ Roundtable: Be a fly on the wall as five of the best classic boat photographers in the world share their work and swap stories....
Coming Soon — 2022 Worldwide Classic Boat Show: It's right around the corner: 2022 Worldwide Classic Boat Show Coming February 18-27  Online at ClassicBoatShow.com...
MARTHA, E.B. White’s Last Sailboat — In Good Hands (the Sallee Rover design by Samuel Crocker): The little sloop MARTHA has long been a favorite of Center Harbor watchers. Built by Joel White for his father, E.B. Whi...
How To Loft a Boat – Part 1 – Tools, Terminology & Overview: Sean Koomen, Chief Instructor at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding (NWSWB), goes over part 1 of his Lofting Ma...
How to Loft a Boat, Part 2 — The Lofting Sequence: Sean Koomen, Chief Instructor at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding (NWSWB), goes over the school's lofting seq...
Among Old Friends, Part 2 – Past, Present, and Almost: Another tour of Center Harbor spotlighting three of our favorite boats....
A Sail with Boatbuilder Kit Macchi Aboard Her Bud McIntosh Boat: Boat builder Kit Macchi brings her own special blend to her afternoon sails along the Eggemoggin Reach. At 24’ feet Ki...

 

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