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The Boat School
The Boat School
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Bret Blanchard
16 Deep Cove Road
Eastport, ME 04631
Phone: 207-853-2518
Fax: 207-853-0940

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About The Boat School

The Boat School is America's oldest boat building school and Maine's most affordable and comprehensive marine trades training program. The well equipped campus is located directly on the ocean in historic Eastport, Maine. The Boat School offers one and two year certificate & diploma programs. Graduates are qualified for the following positions: Boatbuilding (Wood & Composite), Marine Joiner, Mold Maker, Lofting Technician, Marina Technician, Composite Technician, Hull Surveyor Assistant, Systems Installer, Job Estimator, Boat Repairer, Shipwright, Service Manager, Yard Manager, Straddle Lift Operator, Cabinetry Technician, Fiberglass Boat Repair Technician, Marine Painter and Marine Mechanical System Technician.

The Boat School also offers professional developement training for workers in Maine's marine trades. These include one, two and three day programs that cover topics such as Marine Painting, ACMA Composite Technician Certification, Straddle Lift & Marine ForK Lift Operations and safety Training, Rigging, Engine Alignment and ShopBot CNC Training. Week-long summer programs are also offered.

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Maine Built Boats invites all Maine boat builders, boat building schools and industry partners to join the effort to market Maine's old world craftsmanship, innovation and cutting-edge technologies to the boating community in Maine, nationally and internationally!


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