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Craftsmanship

The School serves as a repository of knowledge that is preserved through active practice. Boats built in the program reflect strong craftsmanship - quality construction, efficient methods, and effective project management.

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Location, location, location

Pacific Northwest

The Boat School is located in the heart of more than 100 maritime businesses on Port Townsend Bay and surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

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Unique

Hands-On Education

In an increasingly digital world, we provide experiential education to teach time-honored skills to new generations of craftspeople.

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Our Campus

The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding is located along the waterfront of the six-acre Port Hadlock…

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Admissions Open House

Please check back for Open House Dates coming Winter 2018 and Spring 2019.   For 37…

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Admissions Process

      Enrollment for 2018-2019 school year is now open. Students are accepted on a…

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Our Programs

Traditional Wooden Boatbuilding

This comprehensive program trains students to build a variety of traditionally constructed vessels both large and small.

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Contemporary Wooden Boatbuilding

This program teaches students how to build wooden boats using strip planking, stick-and-glue, plywood, cold molding, and laminating techniques applicable to both small and large vessels.

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Marine Systems

This program covers tasks integral to boat building and repair, such as electrical systems, corrosion, diesel and gas engines, propulsion, hydraulics, marine plumbing, and marine HVAC.

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Amazing Features

We Offer Best Program & Services For Education

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Our Services

Experienced Faculty

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Accommodation

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Library Facility

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Sports & Events

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Learn From The Best

Bruce Blatchley Boatbuilding Instructor

Sean Koomen Chie Instructor

Testimonials

Academics News

25 June
Haven 12 1/2 Build

18 June
AWBF Press Release 1

The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding to Represent USA at the 2019 Australian Wooden…

5 July

Save the Ajax Cafe, Grow the Boat School   Exciting news! The Northwest School…

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