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.


Charles W Morgan Whaleboat

The GLBBS class of 2012 built an authentic Beetle designed whaleboat for the Charles W Morgan restoration project at the Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Challenge Mountain 20

The Challenge Mountain 20 is a one-of-a-kind adaptive sailboat that can be sailed with joystick control as well as with a sip/puff system for steering and sail trim.

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USS Constitution Pilot Gig

This Cornish Pilot Gig, a 32 ft, six-man rowing gig, has been commissioned by the US Navy to compliment the USS Constitution and provide a craft for training and exercise for the crew.

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