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3805 Harborview Drive
Gig Harbor, WA 98332

(253) 857-9344

Working to Preserve Gig Harbors Historic Working Waterfront this non-profit boatyard located in historic Gig Harbor, Washington is the birthplace of the Thunderbird sailboat.

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Mentorships

Maritime Mentorship Program

The Maritime Mentorship Program, the BoatShop's newest program, is designed to pair master boat builders and boat restorers with college-aged youth to teach them boat building, boat repair and boat restoration skills, techniques and practices. The first project, MMP Project #1 -- 1964 Chris-Craft Super Sportlaunched in April 2015. The second project, construction of an Iain Oughtred-designed Gannet Sailing Dinghy, began in June 2016.

spring 2017 CALL FOR INTERNS

Applications for the spring 2017 internship are due March 20, 2017


Along with support from our membership, the first and second projects of the Maritime Mentorship Program are partially funded by the Hagerty Education Program at America's Car Museum

GIG HARBOR BOATSHOP AWARDED HAGERTY EDUCATION PROGRAM AT AMERICA'S CAR MUSEUM GRANT FOR MMP PROJECT #2

Hagerty Education Program at America's Car Museum (HEP) is an educational grant-making program of LeMay - America's Car Museum (ACM). HEP is funded by collector vehicle and classic boat enthusiasts to serve youth and young adults on their pathways to careers in automotive/marine restoration & preservation along with the long-term interests of the collector vehicle and classic boat communities. Visit www.hagertyeducationprogram.org for more information.  

 

Hagerty Magazine "All Hands"  Winter 2015 article.