Category: Journal Entry

Registration Open for 2023 Classes

Two upcoming classes are all about building skills and confidence through hands-on learning.  INTRO TO FIBERGLASS REPAIR Starts Feb 2nd and runs four consecutive Thursday evenings.  And INTRO TO STITCH-N-GLUE Starts March 4th and...

Class Project Completed

Back in the spring, CABBS offered an Introduction to Stitch-n-Glue class.  Over five Saturday mornings the class assembled the hull of a FLEET, a 15 ft. runabout designed by Australian Ross Lillistone that is...

CABBS at the Seventy 48

Congratulations to three CABBS members, Henry  Billingsley, Paul Herrgesell and Ed Neal who entered the Seventy48,  a race for human powered craft that starts in Tacoma, Washington, progresses north through seventy miles of Puget...

Two Classes Underway

Our Intro to Fiberglass Repair Class opened Thursday evening March 31 with Steve Nimrod of Good Engineering Marine Services as instructor. Our Stitch-n-Glue Construction Class opened on Saturday, April 2 with CABBS Executive Director,...

Class Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for two new classes that start soon.   If you have fiberglass issues, the Intro to Fiberglass Repair class will give you basic skills to complete a repair and insight...

Update on Three Boats

Back in the fall, Jim White had a CABBS crew help flip LAURENTIA so the aluminum centerboard could be inserted in the case.   A bushing device he designed forms the pivot.  Since then much...

MOTY Award Winners

2021 MEMBER OF THE YEAR awards go to the team of Tom Baugher, Lou Brodnik and Al King for their renovation work on SURF, a Blackwatch 30 twin diesel powerboat owned by PHASTAR, a...

A Recent Turnover

A twenty foot boat seems even bigger at turnover time.  Dave Spondike rustled up a crew of CABBS members and some of his ham radio club friends to help get the hull of his...

We’ve been busy. Count the ways.

We’re just starting to get back to normal. Covid stopped our in-person social gatherings,  but we kept up monthly meetings via Zoom.   Many members got projects underway at our workspace or in their...

A Launch in Record Time

Brothers Tom and David Wagner launched their 19ft tandem Annapolis Wherry on a sunny October 22nd afternoon and may have set a CABBS speed record for a boatbuilding project. Started in mid-July, they assembled...