Registration is now open for the third annual Cleveland Amateur Boatbuilders’ Boatbuilding Basics Workshop. The class runs for five consecutive Saturdays, Feb. 8 – March 7.  Class size is limited to 16 participants, who work in teams of four.    Using simple hand tools participants will build a six-hour canoe, a lightweight, 15-foot boat paddled…

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Want to build a boat? Mike Latham did. After his wife died, he spent 1,600 hours over more than six years crafting a 20-foot Ocean Pointer. The frame of the fishing boat is made of marine plywood, and the planking of white pine. The hull is covered in polyester cloth set in epoxy. And at the…

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