PTHS Boatbuilding

Port Townsend High School's Boat Building Class

4th Period at PTHS

Teacher Kelley Watson

In this year long course you will learn tool safety, basic woodworking and boat building techniques and you will test these skills by creating your very own Skin on Frame Sea Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board.

Skills Learned:

  • Hand Tool Woodworking
  • Basic Power Tool Use
  • Shop Safety
  • Basic Boat Building Language and Design


  • Beginning Woodworking Project
  • Followed by a Year Long Personal Boat Building Project (Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board).
Marine Trades Syllabus 17 - 18.docx