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.


  • A Conversation with Thom McLaughlin and WoodenBoat School Director Rich Hilsinger.

  • Join WoodenBoat magazine editor Matt Murphy for a live discussion with Reuben Smith. Reuben is boatbuilder and owner of Tumblehome Boatshop in the Southern Adirondacks town of Warrensburg, New York.

  • Sean Koomen, chief instructor for the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding (NWSWB) in Port Hadlock, Washington, joins WoodenBoat editor Matt Murphy

  • Alec Brainerd joins WoodenBoat magazine editor Matt Murphy for a live discussion. Alec is the proprietor of Artisan Boatworks of Rockport, Maine.

  • Join WoodenBoat magazine editor Matt Murphy for a discussion with Evelyn Ansel. Evelyn is a world-roaming WoodenBoat contributor and a museum professional focused on maritime history and design.

  • Join editor Matt Murphy for a live discussion with WoodenBoat magazine founder Jon Wilson.

  • Harold is an 11th-generation shipwright, and has, at various times, also been a sawyer, mariner, modelmaker, and sailmaker. He is a 2012 National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellow.

  • The 31st annual Maine Windjammer Association Rendezvous at the WoodenBoat Waterfront.

  • What a turnout and what a variety of boats this year at the Traditional Small Craft Association’s Small Reach Regatta, held in Brooklin, Maine. The gathering is a labor of love for WoodenBoat Senior Editor Tom Jackson, who returned from a small boat raid in Sweden wanting to have a similar event here in Maine. They’ve been at it for 11 years now.

  • Hydroplane racing, referred to in this video as “aquaplane” racing, in full effect.

    Northeast Historic Film has converted this film from its reel in their archives to this digital version.