Summer school often is hated by students. But not at the WoodenBoat School. WBS is in its 39th season of classes in boat building, sailing, and much more on its beautiful 64-acre seashore campus.


Above, we see members of an intermediate sailing class in three of their four 12 1/2 – footers, trying their best to catch and keep yesterday morning’s light breezes in Great Cove. That’s the School’s Friendship Sloop Belford Gray watching over them. The class’s gaff-rigged and red- (tanbark-) sailed fourth 12 ½ was off on a jaunt of its own:


(Brooklin, Maine)