Chilkat Valley News - Serving Haines and Klukwan, Alaska since 1966

Shipwrights blow life into boat project

 

April 21, 2022

Max Graham

Shipwrights Joe Jacobson (top left) and Ian Seward (top right) lift a plank of Douglas fir with Haines High woodworking students as they construct the hull of a 32-foot gaff-rigged cutter - a sailboat project that started 35 years ago in Washington state and was revived last fall by Bill Chetney.

Two local shipwrights on Monday gave Haines High woodworking students a tour of a unique boat project that's been on hold for more than 35 years but recently was revived.

Joe Jacobson and Ian Seward demonstrated how to plank the hull of a 32-foo...



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