Stem2Stern Spring 2013 Issue Hot off the Press!

Just published!  Stem2Stern, Spring 2013.

Calling all Alumni!

GLBBS is pleased to announce the addition of an Alumni Network to it's website for the purpose of sharing the successes of our alumni and to keep our students and alumni up-to-date with each other, converse in Alumni Network forums, and to be aware of any jobs and projects posted specifically to GLBBS Alumni.

Check out our new Alumni Network at

For information on how GLBBS Alumni can enroll see


GLBBS story in Classic Yacht magazine

A nice story on the 2013 Great Lakes Boat Building School class and their projects was published in the March/April 2013 issue of Classic Yacht magazine.  You can read it here:

CLC Summer Satellite Program

Great news!  GLBBS has just teamed with Maritime Heritage Alliance in Traverse City, Michigan, to launch our first Satellite Summer Program!  Adam Burks, who was an instructor at GLBBS for five years and taught many of our summer workshops, just moved to Traverse City and will be the lead instructor for the two CLC workshops we will be introducing there in mid-summer: the Mill Creek Kayak, and the Kaholo Paddleboard. (read more)