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Can you say T-37’s? As the New Year started we also started a new project. With local pond racing aficionados, our students will be building remote controlled T-37 pond model racing yachts. There is a Jefferson County group of dedicated … Continue reading
What’s happening in the Boat Shop? The question should be: “What isn’t?” with so many projects going on! The second of three sets of planks are on the new 33’ expedition boat – Epic. The Monomoy lifeboat has a … Continue reading
As the dark, short days of November set in it is a perfect time to get in the last sailings or come inside and learn some new skills. Journeyman under full sail We are happy to announce that the first … Continue reading
September started our fifth year of the Community Boat Project. And we are busy! Four free, accredited programs are underway: On-the-water we have Voyaging (seamanship and leadership class) on Friday. Wednesday is Sailor/Scientist, studying marine science and doing water testing … Continue reading
“What I hear, I forget.
What I see, I remember.
What I do, I know.”
“There are three ways of trying to win the young. There is persuasion, there is compulsion, and there is attraction. You can preach at them, that is a hook without a worm; you can say ‘you must volunteer’, that is of the devil; and you can tell them, ‘you are needed’, that appeal hardly ever fails.” Kurt Hahn.
“Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the mountains and the stars up above. Let them look at the beauty of the waters and the trees and the flowers on earth. They will then begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education.” David Polis