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GLBBS Students Visit Northern Michigan Employers

March 22, 2019 – Today, students from Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) toured through three Northern Michigan business and potential employers.  The students were treated to private tours at […]

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Your Legacy…Our Longevity

With planned giving, you can provide long-lasting support for Great Lakes Boat Building School while enjoying financial benefits for yourself.  Gifts to GLBBS are an investment in the future of […]

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2019 Summer Activity Schedule

Are you as excited as we are about summer 2019 in the Les Cheneaux Islands?  With winter weather dumping the white stuff all over Cedarville and Hessel we are ready […]

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Why We No Longer Build Boats on Commission

Starting in the fall of 2018 Great Lakes Boat Building School is no longer accepting requests to build boats on a commission basis. The school has recently undergone a remarkable […]

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GLBBS Hosts Continuing Education Courses for Marine Professionals

Great Lakes Boat Building School has partnered with the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) to offer continuing education and certification courses to Marine Professionals.   This week, instructor Mike […]

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Support GLBBS just by shopping

As of October of 2018, Amazon has given $105,515,619.04 to linked charities. It’s a pretty safe bet that you’ve heard of Amazon before. Chances are you have something from Amazon about to […]

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GLBBS Honors Program Advisory Board Members

As we start 2019 it is important for us to thank certain individuals for their involvement of the School. On October 17, 2018, Great Lakes Boat Building School recognized the […]

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Scholarships Help Launch Careers

As a student at GLBBS, Tom Ruddy is known for his dry sense of humor and his exacting craftsmanship. He tells Stem2Stern that he enjoys working with and interacting with […]

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Alumni Connection: Kaleb Voisin

Kaleb Voisin is a 2018 graduate of our Comprehensive Career Boat Building program, was named GLBBS “Shipmate of the Year 2018” and is now a Restoration Technician at Ramsey Brothers […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Smith

“You don’t just come here to a school, you come to a community,” said Bob Smith, a long-time volunteer and local ambassador for GLBBS. “The school is important to the […]

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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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