Boat Shop News

Joyful Welcome to the Class of 2018-19!

Front row:  Zosia Mrozek-Folkierska, Ian Sawyer, Corey Ross, Josh Richards, Kiran Chapman, Kim Hoare (Executive Director); Back Row:  Elly Lang, Breanna Arntz, Dan Marsh, Sam Strain, Kelan Nee We are pleased to welcome our newest apprentice class. The ten apprentices are a diverse group coming from all over the country and internationally.  This year’s crew […]

Boat Shop Hosts Bowdoin Freshmen Orientation Group

For three days last week, The Carpenter’s Boat Shop was pleased to welcome a group of ten freshmen and their two upperclassmen leaders from Bowdoin College in Brunswick as a part of their pre-orientation program.  After spending their first night on the Bowdoin campus sleeping in the Farley Fieldhouse, 511 first-year students divided into 60 […]

Sign up for Summer 2018 Classes Now!

youth woodworking class

Summer Class season at the Boat Shop is almost upon us! We are offering up 4 excellent one-week classes this summer. Coopering (Barrel-making) – June 25-29 Young People’s Wood Working (Ages 10-14) – July 2-3, 5-6 Women’s Wood Working – July 9-13 Boat Building with Bobby Ives – July 30-Aug 3 Click on the class titles to learn more […]

Community READ – The Boys in the Boat

It is a true pleasure and great opportunity to partner with the Skidompha Library in Damariscotta on their Community READ 2017 that features the Daniel James Brown book, The Boys in the Boat. This historic non-fiction books focuses on the United States Crew Team that wins the gold medal in the 1936 Olympics. Skidompha kicked […]