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Boat and Yacht Design and Boatbuilding (On The Web)


Westlawn School of Yacht Design - Stamford, CT - Correspondence Course

The Sound School - New Haven, CT - Regional Vocational Aquaculture Center

Persson Mfg - Old Saybrook, CT - Boatbuilding

Mystic Seaport - Mystic, CT - Boatbuilding Courses

Museum of Yachting - Newport, RI - Traditional Boatbuilding School

Aquidneck Island School of Boatbuilding - Newport, RI

The International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS)l - Newport, RI - Boatbuilding and Yacht Restoration Apprenticeships

Lowell's Boat Shop - Amesbury, MA - Boatbuilding Classes

Shoestring Boatbuilding Schools - Cape Cod, MA - Boatbuilding Classes

Duxbury Bay Maritime School - Duxbury, MA - Boatbuilding Programs

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum - Vergennes, VT - Boatbuilding Program

Traditional Boatworks - Lebanon, NH - Basic Boatbuilding Program

WoodenBoat School - Brooklin, ME - Onsite and Offsite Courses of All Types

The Landing School - School of Boatbuilding and Design - Kennebunkport, ME

Maine Maritime Museum - Bath, ME - Boatbuilding

MacNaughton Group Yacht Design School - Eastport, ME

Washington County Technical College - Eastport, ME - Boatbuilding Program

The Apprenticeshop - Rockland, ME - Two Year Apprenticeships in Boatbuilding and Seamanship

Maine Journeys Workshops - Charleston, ME - Boatbuilding Workshops

Northwoods Canoe Co. - Atkinson, ME - Boatbuilding

Building Bridges, Building Boats - Cold Spring, NY - Youth Boatbuilding & Service

Antique Boat Museum - Clayton, NY - Boatbuilding Classes

Adirondack Boatbuilding & Water Skills School at Sagamore Great Camp - Raquette Lake, NY

New York Restoration Project - New York, NY - Boatbuilding

Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory - Philadelphia, PA - Boatbuilding Courses

Independence Seaport Museum - Philadelphia, PA - Boatbuilding

Bayfront Center for Maritime Studies - Erie, PA - Boatbuilding

Chesapeake Light Craft - Annapolis, MD - Boatbuilding

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum - St. Michaels, MD - WoodenBoat Classes

Chesapeake College - Wye Mills, MD - Wooden Boatbuilding

The Alexandria Seaport Foundation - Alexandria, VA

The Mariner's Museum - Norfolk, VA - Boatbuilding

Cape Fear Community College - Wilmington, NC - One Year Boatbuilding Course

North Carolina Maritime Museum - Beaufort, NC - Boatbuilding

Barnacle State Historic Site - Coconut Grove, FL - Boatbuilding

Feather Canoe Boat Shop - Sarasota, FL - Boatbuilding

Center for Traditional Louisiana Boatbuilding - Thibodaux, LA - Boatbuilding

Maritime Museum of Sandusky - Sandusky, OH - Boatbuilding

The Michigan Maritime Museum - South Haven, MI - Boatbuilding

Clearwater Canoe Works - Afton, WI - Birchbark Canoe Building Course 

Superior Kayaks, Inc. - Whitelaw, WI - Kayak Construction

Bourquin Boats - Ely, MN - Canoe Boatbuilding Workshop

North House Folk School - Grand Marais, MN - Canoe Boatbuilding

Stewart River Boatworks - Knife River, MN - Canoe Building & Repair

River Legacy - Arlington, TX - Cardboard Boatbuilding & Regatta

ProTool & Supply - Pasadena, TX - Build The Pirogue Classes

Ray Vosper - Ship's Carpenter - Tucson, AZ - Boatbuilding

The Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding - Sausalito, CA - One Year Boatbuilding Apprenticeships

San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park - San Francisco, CA - Boatbuilding


The Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building -Port Townsend, WA - Boatbuilding Programs

The Wood Construction Center at Seattle Central Community College - Seattle, WA - Boatbuilding Courses

Bates Technical College - Boatbuilding Program - Tacoma, WA

The Center for Wooden Boats -Seattle, WA - Boatbuilding Classes

Kayak Way - Master Classes in Kayak Construction - Eastsound, WA

KSS Boatbuilding USA - Derek Kelsall KSS Method

White Salmon Boat Works - White Salmon, WA - Boatbuilding Classes

Sea Resources - Chinook, WA - Boatbuilding

Honolulu Community College - Honolulu, HI - Boat Maintenance and Repair Courses

White River Artisan's School - Cotter, AK - Woodstrip Canoe Workshop



Quadrant Marine Institute - Sidney, BC - Boatbuilding Courses

Silva Bay Shipyard School - Gabriola Island, BC - Courses & Apprenticeships

The Cowichan Lake Marine Centre  - BC - 1,2, and 3 Week Courses in Boatbuilding

S.A.L.T. Heritage Shipyard - Victoria, BC - Boat Construction and Repair

Book a Berth - Lunenburg, NS - Wooden Shipbuilding Course - Lunenburg Shipbuilding Institute

Nova Scotia Sea School - Halifax, NS - Boatbuilding

The Pier - Toronto, ON - Boatbuilding

Bear Mountain Boat Shop - Peterborough, ON - Canoe and Kayak Building Courses

Bearwood Canoe Company - Parry Sound, ON - Boatbuilding Courses

Fairlines Wooden Canoe & Boatbuilding School - Northern NY & Ontario

Vexcel Yachting - Verchere, Quebec - Boatbuilding



Falmouth Marine School  - Cornwall, UK - Various Marine Programs

The Woolston Maritime Technology Centre - Southampton - Various Marine Programs

Lyme Regis School of Boatbuilding - Lyme Regis - School of Boatbuilding

International Boatbuilding Training College - Suffolk - Boatbuilding Courses

Lowestoft College - Lowestoft - 2/3 Year Courses in Yacht & Boatbuilding

Skye Boatbuilders - Isle of Skye - Boatbuilding



Norwegian Boatbuilders School - Rognan - Secondary School



Orust Boatbuilding School - Henan - Boatbuilding Programs



Finnish Marine Industries Federation Finnboat - Helsinki - Training in Boatbuilding



Duck Flat Wooden Boats - Adelaide, SA - Boatbuilding

Shipwright's Point School of Wooden Boatbuilding - Tasmania - Diploma in Wooden Boatbuilding


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Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, and Ocean Engineering


University of Michigan Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

University of New Orleans Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Ocean Engineering

Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, Glen Cove, Long Island

University of California - Berkeley  Ocean Engineering

Stevens Institute of Technology - NJ - Department of Civil, Environmental, & Ocean Engineering

Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton, FL - Department of Ocean Engineering

Florida Institute of Technology - Melbourne, FL - Ocean Engineering

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Blacksburg, VA - Department of Aerospace & Ocean Engineering

University of Washington - Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Hawaii - Manoa - Department of Ocean Engineering

University of Texas A&M at College Station - Ocean Engineering Program

University of Texas A&M at Galveston - Marine Topics

University of New Hampshire - Durham - Graduate School Department of Ocean Engineering

University of Rhode Island - Kingston - Department of Ocean Engineering

US Naval Academy - Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

US Coast Guard Academy - New London, CT - Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

SUNY Maritime College - Ft. Schuyler, New York - State University of NY - Naval Architecture

US Merchant Marine Academy - Kings Point, NY - Marine Engineering

California Maritime Academy - Vallejo, CA - Marine Engineering

Maine Maritime Academy - Castine, ME - Marine Engineering

Massachusetts Maritime Academy



Memorial University of Newfoundland - St. John's, NF, Canada - Ocean and Naval Architecture Dept.

Dalhousie University - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - Mechanical Engineering

University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Department of Mechanical Engineering - Fluid Mechanics and Naval Architecture



University of Veracruz - Department of Naval Engineering



University of Sao Paulo - Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering



Southampton Institute - Southampton, UK - School of Coastal and Maritime Studies (Incl. Yacht and Powercraft Design Course)

University of Southampton - School of Engineering Sciences - Ship Science

College of Falmouth - Falmouth, UK - Falmouth Marine School

University of Glasgow - Glasgow, UK - Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

University of Strathclyde - Department of Ship and Marine Technology

University of Newcastle on Tyne - Newcastle, UK - Dept. of Marine Technology

University College London - Mechanical Engineering Department - Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

University of Oxford - Ocean Engineering

Cranfield University - Offshore Technology Centre

Pembrokeshire College - Various marine design and boatbuilding courses



ANAST - University of Liege - Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineerihg



Delft University of Technology - Department of Marine Technology



Ecole Centrale de Nantes - Nantes - Department of Naval Hydrodynamics



Norwegian University of Science & Technology - Trondheim, Norway



Chalmers University of Technology - Goteborg, Sweden Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

Royal Institute of Technology - Department of Naval Architecture

World Maritime University



Helsinki University of Technology - Espoo - Ship Laboratory - Department of Naval Architecture

University of Turku - Centre for Maritime Studies



Technical University of Denmark (DTU) - Department of Mechanical Engineering



Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH) - Institute of Ocean Engineering

German Marine Institute

University of Rostock - Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Logistics

Technical University of Berlin - Institute of Naval Architecture, Marine, and Ocean Engineering



Technical University of Gdansk - Department of Ocean Engineering and Ship Technology

Gdynia Maritime Academy - Marine Engineering



MTU International - St. Petersburg - Faculty of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering



University of Zagreb - Faculty of Mechanical Engineering & Naval Architecture

Rijeka College of Maritime Studies



University of Genova - DINAV - Department of Naval Engineering and Marine Technology

University of Trieste - Department of Naval Architecture



National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) - Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering



Istanbul Technical University - Facultyof Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering



Indian Institute of Technology - Madras - Department of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology - Karagpur - Department of Ocean Engineering & Naval Architecture



Kyushu University - Ocean Systems Engineering - Research Institute for Applied Mechanics

Kyushu University - Naval Architecture & Marine Systems Engineering

Osaka Prefectural University - Department of Marine System Engineering

University of Tokyo - Department of Environmental and Ocean Engineering

Yokohama National University - Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

Tokai University - School of Marine Science and Technology


South Korea

Pusan National University - Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering - Ship Structural Mechanics Lab (SSML)

Seoul National University - Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

Pukyong National University - Combined Departments of Marine Systems

Hong-IK University - Department of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering

Mokpo National University - Department of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

Korea Maritime University



Shanghai Jiao Tong University - School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

Dalian University of Technology (DUT) - Dalian - Department of Naval Architecture



National Taiwan Ocean University - Department of System Engineering & Naval Architecture

Taiwan National Cheng Kung University - Tainan - Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering



Curtin University of Technology - Perth - Center for Marine Sciences & Technology

Australian Maritime College - Tasmania

University of New South Wales - Sydney - Naval Architecture Program - Mechanical Engineering


New Zealand

University of Auckland - Department of Mechanical Engineering - Yacht Research Unit



Other Lists

WWW Virtual Library - Ocean Engineering Universities & Labs

WEGEMT - A European Association of Universities in Marine and Related Sciences

European Maritime Schools Schools List