Students at Great Lakes Boat Building School are provided a comprehensive course of study in the methods, materials, and professionalism required of today’s wooden boat builder. Integrating lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on projects each of our full-time programs achieves the proper balance of theoretical and practical knowledge for career success.
Our core program offering
Traditional Boat Building,
Yacht Building, Marine Systems,
Restoration/Repair, & Yacht Joinery.
Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) has teamed up with The American Boat & Yacht Council ABYC) to offer ABYC Certification Classes in Marine Systems, Diesel Engines, Gas Engines and Marine Electrical .Learn More
Attend one of our
week-long Build Your Own Boat
(BYOB) workshops or a 1-3 day artisan workshop.