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“August Glory” Delivered to the US Navy

“August Glory”, the 32′ Cornish Pilot Gig built by students of the class of 2015, was delivered to the US Navy at the Charlestown Naval Yard in Boston, MA. It […]

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4th of July Open House

Celebrate a Star-Spangled 4th of July in Les Cheneaux! There will be an open house held at GLBBS as part of the 4th of July in Les Cheneaux weekend celebration. […]

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GLBBS Article Published in Lansing State Journal

An article entitled “Students in Michigan take on art of building classic boats” featuring the Great Lakes Boat Building School was published in the Lansing State Journal.

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Learning Curves…The “Sweetheart Skiffs”

By: Patrick Mahon, Education Director Over the years, we have built many small skiffs as the fi rst boat building project for our first-year students during Session One. After completing […]

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GLBBS Article Published in Hour Detroit Publishing

An article entitled “Setting an Even Keel” featuring the Great Lakes Boat Building School was published in this month’s edition of Hour Detroit, a monthly city magazine covering the Metro […]

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Up On Plane – Hacker Dash Two

Hacker Dash Two By: Andy James, 2nd Year Instructor Those of you who have followed the school over the years may find this article familiar. For those of you who […]

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Spring 2015 Stem2Stern Newsletter Available

The Great Lakes Boat Building School Spring 2015 issue of the Stem2Stern newsletter has just been published — Read it here.

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GLBBS makes History!

Education Director Patrick Mahon reports: The summer of 2014 was a busy and exciting time for everyone at GLBBS. We had delivered the Whale Boat to Mystic Seaport Museum the […]

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GLBBS Media Spotlight Spring 2015

Articles published this Spring about the Great Lakes Boatbuilding School have appeared in Great Lakes Skuttlebutt and West Systems Epoxyworks.

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Class of 2015 to Build a Pilot Gig for the Historic USS Constitution

A couple of spokespeople from GLBBS were guest visitors onboard the USS Constitution for the annual 4th of July celebration in Boston. That visit resulted in the exciting news that […]

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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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