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Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) continues to monitor and assess the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). GLBBS’ first and foremost concern revolves around student and staff health. Effective March 16, 2020, in an effort to reduce human interactions and potential spread of the virus, GLBBS will remain closed to the general public until further notice.

2019 Smaller Craft

Multiple Projects – Details on each coming soon! For more information on purchasing one of these boats, please contact Ryan Hinnen @ 906.484.1081 or via email @ ryan.hinnen@glbbs.org.

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1939 Chris-Craft Deluxe

RESTORATION PROJECT START DATE: January 2019 ANTICIPATED COMPLETION DATE: AUGUST 2019 Courses Taught Utilizing Project: Restoration 1, Restoration 2, Finishing, Propulsion DETAILS Length: 17’0″ Beam: 6’0″ Draft: 18″ Freeboard: Forward 28″; Aft 22″ Height: 4’6″ Weight: 1805-1955lbs. Construction Material: African Mahogany Engine: TBD Number of Hulls Built: 529 PROJECT SCOPE/SKILLS LEARNED Frame replacement Fairing & shaping hull Fairing & shaping deck Staining techniques Finishing […]

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Huron20

PROJECT START DATE: OCTOBER 2018 ANTICIPATED COMPLETION DATE: AUGUST 2019 Courses Taught Utilizing Project: Composite 2, Finishing, Propulsion, Marine Systems DETAILS Length: 19’7″ Beam:  Draft: Freeboard:  Height:  Weight:  Construction Material:  Engine: Outboard 90-120hp PROJECT SCOPE/SKILLS LEARNED The Huron20 is based on the Albury outboard runabout – a popular and seaworthy skiff built by the notable Albury Brothers Boat […]

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1947 Chris-Craft Deluxe

Restoration Project StarT DATE: September 2018 ANTICIPATED COMPLETION DATE: MARCH 2019 Courses Taught Utilizing Project: Restoration 1, Restoration 2, Finishing, Propulsion Details Length: 17’0″ Beam: 5’8″ Draft: 17″ Freeboard: Forward 26″; Aft 20″ Height: 4’6″ Weight: 1800-2005lbs. Construction Material: Meranti & African Mahogany Engine: Chris-Craft K, 6 cylinder, 95hp Project Scope/Skills Learned Frame replacement Fairing & shaping hull Fairing & shaping deck […]

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Gartside Sloop

This design is of a shallow-draft, beamy daysailer with both an efficient gaff-rigged mainsail and a jib. It is an excellent step-up for beginning sailors who have learned on smaller, mainsail-only designs.

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