Boston Family Boat Building will now be called Community Boat Building!

  We are very excited to announce that we have changed our name! Over the next few weeks we will be working on spreading the word and changing our website and facebook page. We welcome this big change because we feel that the new name more accurately describes our current programming. When we began in 2007 […]

Ribbon-cutting ceremony May 16th!

Join us from 3-6pm on Friday, May 16th for a ribbon-cutting celebration at our new workshop on Fan Pier. BFBB students, staff, volunteers and supporters will be on hand to celebrate the opening of our new 4,300 sq. ft. workshop at 21 Liberty Drive on Fan Pier. Our location is so new it is not […]

Boat launch on Fan Pier featured by the Boston Herald

  What an exciting launch day we had yesterday! Our first group of 5th graders from the Harvard-Kent School launched their boat and it was featured by the Boston Herald. They couldn’t have been more proud! Go here to see the article.  

BFBB expands to a new school!

We are very excited to begin working with the Harvard/Kent School in Charlestown this fall. In June, 4th graders from the Harvard/Kent got an introduction to our program by spending 5 days aboard the Schooner Roseway.

BFBB welcomes Margery Bradshaw as our new boat building teacher

BFBB is excited to Margery as the newest member of our staff. Margery graduated from URI in 1996 with a BFA, and then went on to study at The International Yacht Restorations School in Newport, RI graduating in 2006. She worked as a boat builder for many years building small day sailors to 48’ custom sport […]