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
"10,000 Miles Later: A Review" 2017 28:49
"Breaking Clear Away" 2018 29:31

CLC Wooden Kayak Building Video

Complete Zen of Wooden Kayak Building Video (full video)

Visit this page for individual chapters.
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
Episode 17: Outer Seam, Final Sanding & Prep 2017 16:58
Episode 18: Varnishing 2017 18:13
Episode 19: Fitting Out 2017 7:43
Episode 20: Launch 2017 9:08
. . . more to come . . .

Building a Shearwater 17 Hybrid Kayak (Jason Eke, trailguide.co)

Part1: Introduction 2017 3:31
Part 2: Joining the Panels 2017 5:22
Part 3: Preparing to Stitch the Panels 2017 7:23
Part 4: Stitching the Hull 2017 5:48
Part 5: Preparing to Fiberglass the Inner Hull 2017 6:04
Part 6: Fiberglassing the Inner Hull 2017 6:18
Part 7: Fiberglassing the Outer Hull 2017 6:54
Part 8: The Cedar Strip Deck (part 1) 2017 16:29
Part 9: Stripping the Deck (part 2) 2017 12:45
Part 10: Preparing to Fiberglass the Deck 2017 7:29
Part 11: Fiberglassing the Underside of the Deck 2017 13:07
Part 12: Joining the Deck to the Hull 2017 6:11
Part 13: Fairing the Deck 2017 11:44
Part 14: Applying the Fiberglass & Epoxy to the Deck 2017 11:49
Part 15: Building the Coaming 2017 18:25
Part 16: Installing the Hatches 2017 5:00
Part 17: Preparing for the Final Coat of Epoxy 2017 8:00
Part 18: The Final Coat of Epoxy 2017 5:25
Part 19: Varnishing 2017 11:12
Part 20: The Final Steps 2017 15:42

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

 



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