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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.

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Gartside 19′ Cutter

The lines of this small cutter are based on a English south coast fishing vessel of the 1850s

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Heidi Skiff

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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Sea Urchin

A small flat bottom rowing and sailing skiff.

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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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Wittholz Dinghy

A very beamy, lightweight, nicely lined, 11′ catboat. This boat was featured in WoodenBoat magazines’s 2012 Small Boats special edition.

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Katie – SOLD

Katie was designed for use as a daysailer – weekender. She has a large comfortable cockpit with a small cabin with two berths.

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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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