"Lowell's Boat Shop to Co-Host Teen Sailing Program"

Lowell’s is thrilled to partner with Maritime Gloucester, Tall Ships Maine, and Ocean Passages for this new program “Seafaring and Sail Training for Teens.” Read more about this new offering here.

*Article written by Jack Shea

*Photo by Amanda Avitabile

As I See it Bill Sargent - September 14, 2018

Sargent’s View: Probing the Mystery of a Plum Island Shipwreck

Read the full article written by Bill Sargent here.

*Photo by Bill Sargent

"Glory, Just in Time for August: LBS Apprentices Complete Gig for Navy"

Read the full article by Carol Feingold here.

BBC's Three Men in a Boat

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"There's a Whaleboat in the Water"

An article by Dave Rogers on our first high school apprentices and their whaleboat project for the Charles W. Morgan.

“More than 100 years of tradition floated into the Merrimack River yesterday, navigated and powered by many of the young Lowell’s Boat Shop apprentices who bent, shaped and fastened wood over the last year to recreate a 28 foot-long whaling boat…”

Read the full article here.

"How to Build a Boat and Find Yourself"

Graduate Apprentice Will Johnson was featured in Northeastern University’s Magazine in an article written by Molly Callahan. The full story can be read here.

*Photo by Matthew Modoono

"Lowell's Boat Shop Hosts Japanese Tub Boat Demonstration"

Read Carol Feingold’s article on Douglas Brooks’ demonstration at the Boat Shop here.

*Photo by George Kochi

Preservation Magazine - November/December 2011

Executive Director Pam Bates is the recipient of the Peter H. Brink award for individual achievement. 

On October 20th, 2011, Pam Bates flew to Buffalo, New York to receive this prestigious national award in a ceremony amongst non-profit and preservation leaders from across the nation.  Lowell’s is very proud of Pam’s achievement and honored to have her as part of our organization.

Northshore Magazine - August 14, 2015

Lowell’s Boat Shop Apprentice Program

– Lowell’s Boat Shop offers wooden boatbuilding apprenticeships

Read the full article by Alexandra Pecci here.

Harvard Magazine - July/August 2015

“Dedicated to Craft,” written by Nell Porter-Brown, is an interview with Graham McKay focusing on the history of Lowell’s Boat Shop and how McKay became involved in its wooden boatbuilding operation. Read the full article here.

*Photo by Jarrod McCabe

"Locally Built Boat to be on 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'"

Lowell’s Boat Shop will be featured in season two of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel! Read the full article by Carol Feingold here.

Lowell's Boat Shop Celebrates 225 Years

– Shop raising money for restoration project.

“Lowell’s Boat Shop, the oldest continuously operating boat shop in America, will celebrate its 225th anniversary on Aug. 24, and to help ensure it’s around for many more years, the staff is launching a capital campaign to help pay for some much needed structural repairs to the building…”

Read the full article by Amanda Getchell here.

*Photo by Jim Vaiknoras

Northshore TV - January 19, 2017

Historical Roots – Lowell’s Boat Shop preserves the art of handcrafting skiffs in Amesbury.

Watch the full interview here.

"Boats, Not Books"

“As a math teacher at Amesbury High School, Jessica  Regis knows that half the battle is making the abstract reality for her students…”

Article written by Jim Sullivan on AHS math teacher Jessica Regis’ Math on the River Program. Read the full article here.

Coastal Living - October 2011

Article titled “Built to Last” (pages 82-89) focuses on Graham McKay and his role in keeping this 218-year-old treasure alive.

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