Lowell's Boat Shop

Lowell’s Boat Shop, photo/LBS.

Lowell’s Boat Shop, in Amesbury, MA, is offering the following classes and programs for 2014:

  • Boatbuilding:
    Build a 14’ outboard skiff with Jeff Lane;
    April 29 – June 5, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5-9 p.m.
    $750 per person (10% discount for LBS members)
Non-refundable $250 deposit required.
  • Traditional Rigging Skills Workshop:
    Splicing whipping, serving, seizing, etc.
Susanna Clark, instructor;
    Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    $110 per person (10% discount for LBS members).
    Susanna Clark is currently a professional rigger aboard the Mayflower II. She has sailed around the world on traditionally rigged vessels and is a professional sailmaker.
  • 2014 Summer Youth Rowing Program:
    Four sessions:

    June 30-July 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($150)
    July 14-18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($250)
    July 28-30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Just for girls) ($150)
    Aug. 11-13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($150).
    Under the direction of experienced and certified instructors, boys and girls will learn traditional rowing commands, the planning of a water trip, basic marine safety, and appreciation of the surrounding nature, wildlife and history.

Programs begin and end each day at Lowell’s Boat Shop, in Amesbury. All programs are geared toward fostering proficiency on the water, self-reliance and confidence in youth from 9 to 14 years old.

Lowell’s Boat Shop is at 459 Main St., Amesbury.

For more information and to request application materials, email info@lowellsboatshop.com or call LBS at (978) 835-0050.

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