Stitch and Glue Kayak Workshop

August 29 — Sep 3

8 a.m. — 5 p.m.  Boatshop Workshops

Start on Monday and by Saturday afternoon you'll be the proud owner of a beautiful wooden kayak that will be the envy of all your friends - one that YOU built. This class uses commercially made stitch and glue kits by Chesapeake Light Craft, of which there are several styles to choose from.

The instructor is Eric Schade, who designed a line of boats offered by Chesapeake Light Craft. Eric has taught boat building classes in Norwalk, Conn., and at the WoodenBoat School in Brooklin, Maine. He has helped more than 150 students build their own boat.

Classes are 8 am to 5 pm, Monday, August 29 through Saturday, September 3, with a possible Saturday launching. Class is limited to five students, and students must register four weeks in advance.

$500 members; $530 nonmembers

Kayak Kit is an additional cost of approx. $850-$1,000.  For more information about the class, or the models available, please email



Phone: (207) 443-1316
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Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street
Bath, Maine 04530