So much of WoodenBoat magazine is focused on the development of skills that will help you enjoy your own wooden boat more. Videos can demonstrate these skills in a much clearer manner than print can.


  • WoodenBoat Legends is a new series of videos presented in our Mastering Skills membership site. In each installment, we examine the history, design, and construction of the featured boat, as well as the logic and brilliance of its details.

  • The restored CIRRUS is set to debut at the WoodenBoat Show this coming weekend, June 24-26, in Mystic CT. We invite you to watch the amazing video below and join us in welcoming CIRRUS to the WoodenBoat Show.

  • Join WoodenBoat 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.

  • Join WoodenBoat editor Matt Murphy for a live interview with Eric Jay Dolin, Eric is the author of numerous histories on maritime topics. His most recent book, A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred Year History of America’s Hurricanes, is the topic of this conversation.

  • Each month WoodenBoat School Director Rich Hilsinger hosts a new video episode you can stream from the comfort of your home. This new subscription service was launched in February 2021, and is getting high marks from subscribers.

  • Designer Chuck Paine describes his latest creation, the Levant 15. The boat is derived from the legendary Herreshoff 12 1/2, which it resembles above the waterline.

  • WoodenBoat magazine editor Matt Murphy interviews Nat Benjamin, one of the co-owners of Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway of Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts.

  • WoodenBoat magazine editor Matt Murphy interviews Rick Barkhuff, instructor with the Landing School of Boatbuilding and Design in Arundel, Maine.

  • Join WoodenBoat magazine editor Matt Murphy for an interview with Jan Adkins.

  • Editor Matt Murphy interviews WoodenBoat correspondent Arista Holden on June 3, 2020.