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Marlinspike Saturdays at Cama Beach

  • Location: Cama Beach
  • Instructor: Chuck Gittings
  • Over the course of four Saturdays in January at scenic Cama Beach learn about rope construction, knots and splicing.

Boatbuilding Classes

  • Location: NLU
  • Instructor: Eric Hvalsoe
  • In these week long classes students will be guided through the construction of one of the Chesapeake Light Craft kit boats.

SailNOW! Learn to Sail

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: CWB Sailing Instructors
  • Prerequisites: none
  • The Center for Wooden Boats' signature learn-to-sail program.

Beginning Woodworking

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: Steve Wong
  • Prerequisites: none
  • This beginning woodworking class is for anyone interested in learning how to use basic wood-working tools skillfully and safely.

Spring Sailing Refresher

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: CWB Sailing Instructors
  • Prerequisites: current livery card
  • For sailors with a current Livery card looking for a quick refresher on sailing basics.

Woodworking Unplugged

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: Steve Wong
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Handtools Only! Learn how to use planers to smooth a surface, chisel with precision, and become adept with a Japanese hand saw.

Learn to Sail at Cama Beach

  • Location: Cama Beach
  • Instructor: CWB Sailing Instructors
  • Prerequisites: none

Lofting

  • Location: NLU
  • Instructor: Eric Hvalsoe
  • Spend the weekend learning the basics of lofting - a vital tool and typically the first step to building a new boat.

Kayak Building

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: Corey Freedman
  • Learn how to build your own skin-on-frame kayak, designed to fit your skill level and body type.

Captain’s Class: USCG Licensing

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: Captain Jeff Sanders

US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certification Check-Out

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: CWB Sailing Instructors
  • Prerequisites: current livery card
  • Expand your horizons! This add-on to SailNOW! is a US Sailing accredited Basic Keelboat Checkout clinic that includes a practical and written evaluation.

RaceNOW! Summer Racing Series

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: CWB Staff
  • Prerequisites: current livery card
  • One design racing in the Blanchard Junior Knockabouts.

Intro to Varnishing

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: Christine Green
  • Learn how to repair and rehabilitate varnished surfaces that have been damaged by wear and tear or neglect.

Private Sailing Lessons

  • Location: South Lake Union
  • Instructor: CWB Sailing Instructors
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Work one-on-one with an instructor to identify skills to focus on and improve your sailing.

Bronze Casting

  • Location: Cama Beach
  • Instructor: Chuck Gittings
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Learn how to use all the tools necessary to cast bronze using sand-casting technology.