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Video Tour of CLC's Expanded & Remodeled Factory 2022 12:21

Eastport Nesting Pram

Building our Wooden Dinghy, the Eastport Nesting Pram from Chesapeake Light Craft

2020

22:41

Tallulah Sailing Outrigger

A New Boat Design is Born! 2023 12:45
Building a Boat from Scratch - Cedar Strip Planking the Main Hull 2023 16:00
Our New Boat (Almost) 2023 16:23
After All That Work ... 2023 35:33
Maiden Voyage on Our New Boat! 2023 32:55
300 Miles on This Small Boat Through Florida Wilderness: The Everglades Challenge Full Movie 2023 1:04:08

PT Eleven - NEW

A review of the PT Eleven 2022 ~20
70-Mile Row in the PT Eleven 2023 ~15

Xyla Foxlin Builds a Lake Union Swift

Building a SAILBOAT (My Longest Project Yet) 2023 33:52

Jimmy Skiff II 

Jimmy Skiff II Kit by Chesapeake Light Craft 2018 8:37
Building the Jimmy Skiff II in a Week - Time Lapse 2019 17:12

Rhode Runner Runabout

'How to Build a Small Wooden Boat from Scratch' with Ryan & Sophie Sailing 2024 22:56
Rhode Runner Sea Trials 2023 2:24

Tenderly 10 Dinghy

Tenderly 10 Dinghy Kit by Chesapeake Light Craft 2017 3:18
Building the CLC Tenderly Dinghy - HD Time Lapse 2017 12:0G8

Guider 2.0

Building the Guider 2.0: 10 Days in 12 Minutes (Time Lapse) 2018 12:03

Cocktail Class Racer

Building a Cocktail Class Racer from a CLC Kit 2018 10:08

Peeler Skiff

'Some Assembly Required' by Wayne the Boat Guy 2023 12:01

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
Cargo Carrier for the CLC Teardrop Camper 2019 2:35
Paul Jackman Builds an Upside-Down Boat (CLC Teardrop) 2023 35:57

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

Waterlust's 'How to Build a Sailboat'

'How to Build a Sailboat' (Waterlust Sailing Canoe) 2023 12:08

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 Stitch-and-Glue Kayak (Nick Schade)

Episode 1: Introduction 2023 30:29
Episode 2: Unboxing the Kit 2023 29:06
Episode 3: Staining the Panels 2023 31:40
Episode 4.1: Assembling the Hull Panels 2023 27:44
Episode 4.2: Setting Up the Hull 2023 31:03
Episode 4.3: Stitching the Hull 2023 32:35
Episode 4.4: Spot-Welding the Hull 2023 17:21
Episode 5: Filleting the Hull Interior 2023 59:40
Episode 6: Glassing the Hull Interior 2023 52:00
Episode 7: Fill Coat, Puzzle Joints, Fixing Mistakes 2023 30:51
Episode 8: Assembling Deck Hatches 2023 1:01:13
Episode 9: Finish Deck Assembly 2024 29:32
Episode 10: Wiring & Gluing the Deck 2024 35:26
Episode 11: Creating Flawless Fillets 2024 53:54
Episode 12: Fiberglassing the Deck Interior 2024 58:08
Episode 13: Prepping the Hull for Fiberglass 2024 1:02:05
Episode 14: Mastering Fiberglass: Tips & Tricks 2024 35:30
Episode 15: Glassing Components for Protection & Strength 2024 38:08
Episode 16: Skeg Parts & End Pour 2024 38:04
Episode 17: Thinking Ahead on the Stitch-and-Glue Kayak 2024 42:06
Episode 18: Interior Systems 2024 29:19
Episode 19: Installing the Skeg Box, Control Slot, & Cheek Plates 2024 46:25
Episode 20: Mating the Deck & Hull 2024 42:57
Episode 21: Precision Seam Taping 2024 32:33
Episode 22: Prepping a Kayak Deck for Fiberglass 2024 43:26
Episode 23: Glassing the Deck 2024 49:11
Episode 24: Cleaning Up Edges 2024 40:44
Episode 25: The Wonders of Bias Cut Glass 2024 37:31
Episode 26: Sanding & Leveling a Stitch-and-Glue Kayak 2024 48:59
Episode 27: Why Drill Holes in a Good Kayak? Plus Sanding 2024 36:28

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

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: Joining the Deck to the Hull 2017 6:11
Part 16: Applying Fiberglass & Epoxy to the Outer Hull 2017 14:20
Part 17: Fairing the Cedar Strip Deck 2017 11:44
Part 18: Installing the Hatches 2017 5:01
Part 19: Building the Coaming 2017 18:25
Part 20: Preparing for the Final Coat of Epoxy 2017 8:00
Part 21: Varnishing the Kayak 2017 11:12