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Raffle Winners Launch their new Boat!

A week after their winning number (#69) was drawn by GLBBS Comprehensive Career Boat Building student Jesse Nakfoor at the 10th Annual Beer Fest & Boat Yard Bash on August […]

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GLBBS Inaugural Golf Outing

On July 5th, eleven foursomes teed off in the Great Lakes Boat Building School Inaugural Golf Scramble at Munoscong Golf Course in Pickford. Congraultions to our winning foursome – Ken […]

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1947 Chris-Craft Sea Trials A Success!

It was a bright, shiny morning on Hessel Bay when GLBBS students were able to realize the culmination of their hard work over the past year.  The students, along with […]

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Congratulations to the Spring 2019 GLBBS Graduating Class

On June 14th, 2019 six students graduated from the Comprehensive Career Boat Building program at Great Lakes Boat Building School.  Chris Kowalski, Ben Diamond, Corey Stockdale, Will Robbins, Scott Webster, […]

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Alumni Connection: Ryan Kasik ’09

Stem2Stern caught up with Ryan Kasik, a 2009 graduate of Great Lakes Boat Building School.  We were able to get his thoughts on his experience working in the Marine Industry […]

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Meet The Crew: Restoring the 1947 Chris-Craft Deluxe

Stem2Stern was able to catch up with the team of students that will complete the restoration of a 1947 Chris-Craft Deluxe – a 17 foot runabout donated to the school’s […]

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FUTURE BOAT BUILDERS VISIT GLBBS ON FIELD TRIP

  This past week, the 5th grade classes from Rudyard Elementary School visited GLBBS for a field trip. On their tour, students learned about the different parts of boats, the […]

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GLBBS to host two Prospective Student Open Houses this Summer

Great Lakes Boat Building School admissions advisor, Chris Ritchie announced that the school will host two Open Houses this summer for prospective students. “If you or someone you know are […]

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STUDENTS PASS ABYC CERTIFICATION EXAM, EYE THEIR FUTURE

GLBBS students have been hard at work in the shop AND the classroom. Recently, several students slated to graduate in June took and passed their American Boat & Yacht Council […]

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Michigan Works! holds resume writing workshop for spring graduates

This spring the first cohort of students from Great Lakes Boat Building School’s new 12-month Comprehensive Career Boat Building curriculum will graduate.  To ensure that these soon-to-be graduates put their […]

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What People Say

Thank you so much for doing such a beautiful job on the
Marilyn Jean. Everyone loves her!

Wayne B., Commissioned Boat Client July 14, 2017

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