Our collection of videos includes building how-tos, action on the water, time-lapse views of boatbuilding classes, and a lot more. The collection is getting really huge. We've wrangled a pile of them onto this page and did some sorting to make finding--and watching--them easier.

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Tenderly 10 Dinghy - NEW!

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Tenderly 10 Dinghy Kit by Chesapeake Light Craft 2017 3:18
Building the CLC Tenderly Dinghy - HD Time Lapse 2017 12:08

CLC Teardrop Camper

Teardrop Camper Kit by Chesapeake Light Craft 2016 8:50
Building the CLC Teardrop Camper 2016 12:40
Building the CLC Teardrop Camper - 13 Days in 13 Minutes! (Time Lapse) 2017 13:06

Waterlust's Teardrop Camper Series

Introduction 2017 5:02
Episode 1: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 11:05
Episode 2: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 9:38
Episode 3: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 7:16
Episode 4: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 6:45
Episode 5: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 4:25
Episode 6: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 6:16
Episode 7: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 6:37
Episode 8: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 6:31
Episode 9: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 11:03
Episode 10: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 14:32
Episode 11: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 20:14
Episode 12: Building a Teardrop Camper 2017 14:39 Watch Video

CLC Wooden Kayak Building Video

Complete Zen of Wooden Kayak Building Video (full video)

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2001 58:59

PocketShip Videos 

Launching and Sailing PocketShip 2015 13:39
PocketShip in Port Townsend - September 2012 2012 1:06
PocketShip - Chesapeake Light Craft's Pocket Cruiser 2008 4:13
CLC PocketShip Under Sail 2009 5:01

Making a Strip Built Kayak (Nick Schade)

Episode 1: Introduction 2017 8:20
Episode 2: Cutting Forms and Strips 2017 8:13
Episode 3: Installing the First Strips 2017 6:43
Episode 4: Stripping the Sides 2017 9:31
Episode 5: Stripping the Hull Bottom 2017 17:48
Episode 6: Stripping the Deck 2017 13:06
Episode 7: Sanding and Fairing 2017 10:40
Episode 8: Fitting the Cockpit Recess 2017 11:45
Episode 9: Glassing the Hull Exterior 2017 10:32
Episode 10: Fiberglassing the Deck Exterior 2017 12:16
Episode 11: Making the Coaming 2017 20:16
Episode 12: Sanding & Glassing the Hull Interior 2017 15:25 Watch Video
Episode 13: Glassing the Coaming & Deck Interior 2017 12:14 Watch Video
Episode 14: Hatch, Deck Hardware & End Pour 2017 10:55 Watch Video
Episode 15: Interior Varnish & Deck/Hull Joint 2017 18:31 Watch Video
Episode 16: Outer Stems & More Glass 2017 13:22 Watch Video
. . . more to come . . .

Intracoastal Odyssey (The Waterlust Sailing Canoe Series) 

A Wooden Miragedrive Canoe 2016 0:43
Intracoastal Odyssey Part 1: Wood is Good 2016 3:50
Intracoastal Odyssey Part 2: Wetter is Better 2016 2:59
Intracoastal Odyssey Part 3: A Tree in the Sea 2016 2:00
Intracoastal Odyssey Part 4: The End Around the Bend 2016 3:28
3 Week Boat Building Timelapse 2016 3:45

Build-Your-Own-Boat Class Timelapse Videos

Building the Petrel SG or Petrel Play in a Week 2015 3:42
Building a CLC Lapstitch Dinghy in a Week 2014 4:16
Building a CLC Lapstitch Skerry in a Week 2014 4:08
Building the Petrel SG or Petrel Play in a Week 2014 3:24
Building a CLC Shearwater Kayak in a Week 2014 4:03
Building a CLC Northeaster Dory in a Week 2013 3:36
Building CLC Chesapeake-Series Kayaks 2013 4:00
Building a CLC Annapolis Wherry in a Week 2013 3:44
Building a CLC Annapolis Wherry in a Week 2013 3:41
Building a CLC Wood Duck Kayak in a Week 2013 3:32
Building a Kaholo Stand-Up Paddleboard 2013 2:50
Building a CLC Lapstitch Dinghy 2013 3:27
Building a CLC Northeaster Dory Kit 2013 2:51
CLC Team Dory: Building Hull #1 2013 1:51
Building Kaholo Stand-Up Paddleboards in One Week 2013 1:32

Madness 31-foot Pacific Proa

"Madness": A 31-foot Proa by Chesapeake Light Craft 2012 9:13
Tour of Proa "Madness" 2012 7:40
Proa "Madness": Launch and First Sail 2012 9:47
Pacific Proa Jzerro in Port Townsend - September 2012 2012 1:20

Build a Strip-Planked Bootlegger with Nick Schade of Guillemot Kayaks

Building a Wooden Kayak - Making the microBootlegger
Smoothing the Interior of a Strip Planked Kayak
Fitting Two Stage Tapers
Strip Built Kayak Deck Infusion Time Lapse
microBootlegger Stripping Time Lapse
Ripping Cedar Strips - Time Lapse

Learn About CLC and our Boat Designs

Chesapeake Light Craft Factory Tour 2014 9:06
Expedition Wherry by Chesapeake Light Craft 2013 5:28
The Annapolis Wherry Tandem by Chesapeake Light Craft 2010 2:26
Chesapeake Light Craft's Cocktail Class Racer Kit 2011 1:41
Applying Vinyl Boat Graphics 2012 3:26
Build-Your-Own Oars with Chesapeake Light Craft 2011 3:42
Shearwater Sport Surfing in Long Island Sound - October 2012 2013 6:57
Chesapeake Light Craft Northeaster Dory 2009 6:53
Chesapeake Light Craft Passagemaker Dinghy 2009 1:44
Chesapeake Light Craft Sassafras 12 2009 0:56
Chesapeake Light Craft Peace Canoe Launch 2009 3:23
CLC Peeler Skiff on the Wye River - October 2012 2012 1:26
Unloading the New CNC Machine at Chesapeake Light Craft - July 15, 2014 2014 1:48
OkoumeFest: A Small Boat Festival on the Chesapeake 2013 3:34
Chesapeake Light Craft's Nesting Dinghy 2011 5:32
Sawing an Eastport Nesting Pram in Two 2016 0:31
Team Dory by Chesapeake Light Craft 2013 1:52
. . . more to come . . .

Paddling & Boatbuilding Videos by Nick Schade

On the Water and Milling the Woods
The Wax Paper Trick
Picking Lumber
Petrel Reflection
Petrel Morning Paddle
. . . more to come . . .