Wooden boatbuilding is challenging and mysterious because you can’t just follow a plan. You have to trust your eye and ability to judge whether something’s going to fit or what needs to happen to make it fit. I see it as becoming fluent in making things and learning how to trust your own judgement and aesthetic opinion.
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Founded in 1981, the school offers a full-time 12 month Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degree in Boatbuilding, a 9-month Diploma program in Marine Systems, and 5-day Intensive courses in Marine Systems topics.