Category Archives: Our Projects

Felicity Ann Debuts at Wooden Boat Festival 2017

The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding has completed an extensive restoration of Felicity Ann, the 23-foot sloop that in 1953 carried Englishwoman Ann Davison into maritime history as the first woman to sail solo across the Atlantic. ​This small but … Continue reading

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The Felicity Ann Crowdsourcing Campaign Begins SEPTEMBER 10TH!

WE NEED YOUR HELP! Together, we can renew Felicity Ann as an icon of courage and a testament of spirit. Through a generous family foundation, 75% of the $40,000 dollars needed to restore the Felicity Ann has been raised! With … Continue reading

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The Meat of The Deck: Blocking

Hello again from the Hammond Shop at Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding! We moved on from carlins and spur beams and the new theme of last week was blocking. There are several different types of blocking on a boat, but … Continue reading

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Meet Shoe!

It’s already October and the Community Boat Project is up and running with our high school boat building class. Today we put a lot of our people power towards Shoe, a lifeboat we are restoring. We began the class with … Continue reading

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Spring Up-Date

  Spring is in full swing and the end of the school year just around the corner.   Action is hot on our two main projects. Epic our new voyaging boat is entering it’s final phase: sails, rigging, oars and … Continue reading

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Come out and Support our Students

Come out and support Chimacum Schools and the CBP Voyaging class at the Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair! Chimacum High School Campus 91 West Valley Road Saturday & Sunday December 14th & 15th, 2013 10:00 AM – 4:00PM

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Sailor Scientists Rock Their Exam!

      Today the Sailor Scientist class was put to the test! They were completely in charge of of preparing the boat, choosing the destination, collecting science samples and getting us docked safely. They passed with flying colors!   … Continue reading

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