The Center for Wooden Boats is delighted to kick off the fall season of the 3rd Friday Speaker Series with a presentation by a Founding and Lifetime Member, Marty Loken. In was inevitable that Marty’s life would revolve around wooden boats. He grew up in the boat-heavy neighborhood of Ballard. His father and grandfather both designed […]
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In a few weeks’ time, The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) will be offering the first in an ongoing series of classes building the John Winslow 1920 designed Kitten Class Sloop. This class series is an experimental model for us and will take place in the brand new and very spacious Bill Garden Boatshop within the Wagner […]
For more than four decades, each month CWB has presented a speaker of wit and experience to talk about his or her special knowledge. It is also an opportunity for CWB members to meet one another and the staff. The program is held in the Boathouse Gallery. It runs from 7pm to 9pm and includes […]
Great stories from the shipyards and boatyards around Seattle… Read the full post on the Center for Wooden Boats blog.
On Sunday, May 21st, The Center for Wooden Boats will be hosting a tribute Open House for our late Founding Director, Dick Wagner. The event will begin with a reception in our South Lake Union Boathouse, and include a flotilla sailing by The Old Boathouse – Dick and Colleen Wagner’s home, where the idea of […]
The Lake Union Rotary Club has been a long-time partner of The Center for Wooden Boats, hosting Happy Hour for Good in our boathouse on the 3rd Thursdays throughout the summer. And in the coming weeks, they will be hosting the second annual Santa on the Dock fundraiser. Bring your kids or grandkids to sit with Santa […]
Each month the Center for Wooden Boats finds a speaker of wit and experience to talk about his or her special knowledge. It is also an opportunity for CWB members to meet one another and the staff. The program runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with opportunities to ask questions. October’s 3rd Friday lecture will […]