WoodenBoat Live with Rich Hilsinger


Join WoodenBoat magazine editor Matt Murphy for an interview with Rich Hilsinger, longtime director of WoodenBoat School. Over the course of three decades, Rich has shepherded the institution’s growth into a world-renowned experiential education program. The conversation ranges from Rich’s journey to the position to the remarkable relationships he has built with many of the finest maritime craftspeople in the United States—and beyond. The interview was recorded on Friday, April 23, 2021.

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Wooden Opti

This beautiful new wooden Optimist hull was built by instructors at Carmans River Maritime Center


Marine Engine

Graymarine Lugger Six 226 Engine number E2990, completely rebuilt all new bearings, rings, gasket