League of Boatwrights

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A web-based guild dedicated to the craft of small boatbuilding

Boatyard
Boatyard
Boat Design
Boat Design
Boatwright
Boatwrights
Academy
Book
Chandlery
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Our Mission
To provide quality instruction and support for beginning and experienced boatwrights; to provide comprehensive sourcing and competitive prices for boatwright materials and supplies; to chronicle, perpetuate and grow small boatbuilding culture.
Boatyard
Boatyard
Want to build a boat but can’t decide on a design? Need help with your current build? Here you can find a listing of member-built boats as well as all boat-builds in progress. See what other people are doing to tackle the myriad challenges that arise in the process of building a boat. Each listing brings you closer to the information you need to help choose and complete your next build!
Boat Designs
Designs
A comprehensive catalogue of boat designs geared towards the recreational boatbuilder. Choosing a boat is one of the most exciting and challenging parts of building a boat. Too many builders choose the wrong boat based on looks alone without considering other important factors like size, weight and seaworthiness. Use our powerful search and filter feature to zero-in on the boats that best suit your needs.
Regis
Boatwrights
A member directory of the League of Boatwrights. Browse profiles to see who’s been doing what, and take advantage of member-created build log entries to help you in your build. Keep in touch with the boatbuilding community and share your journey from humble apprentice to master boatwright!
Book
Academy
Ready to build a boat but don’t know where to start? You’re in the right place. The academy was created to help would-be boatbuilders get up to speed with the skills and confidence they need to tackle their first boat build. Learn how to build a boat using any of the four most common boatbuilding paradigms; lapstrake, skin-on-frame, stitch-and-glue and strip-plank. These learning tracks presume no prior experience but are modular so more experienced builders can pick and choose what they want to learn.
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Chandlery
The chandlery is a marine supply store curated specifically to meet the needs of the recreational boatbuilder. Find packages tailor-made for you boatbuilding project and take advantage of our expert staff of boat nerds with any questions you may have about our supplies. Join the League of Boatwrights today and take advantage of discounted prices on all products!