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The Project SAIL Winter Session

Students enrolled in the winter session of Project SAIL cooked up a traditional Nepalese/Bhutanese meal for the Project SAIL apprentices, volunteers and staff as this session draws closer to completion.

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BMC’s after-School Program Is Cancelled Today.

Project SAIL, BMC’s after-school program is cancelled today because of the current wind chill of -4F, 47 knot gusts, and blizzard conditions. Erie City Schools, Project SAIL and the Bayfront Alternative Education Program (BAEP), are cancelled Tuesday, January 7th, as well. STAY WARM!

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Welcome to Our New Project SAIL Apprentices!

BMC welcomes our new Students to Project SAIL! This’ll be a great team.   

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First Sail of the Season!

It was a bit cold, but the wind was just right! Taco the Town got underway with Project SAIL apprentices on Monday. This was the first time several of these kids had ever been on a boat. They all took turns on the tiller, and went forward to be lookouts. We had the bay to ourselves!

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Big Step in the St. Ayles Skiff’s Production.

On Tuesday, April 16th, the St. Ayles Skiff, built by high school students, will be turned right-side up. “Hull-turning” is a significant moment in the boatbuilding process. Students and staff will lift the skiff off of the building forms and turn it right side up to sit on a cradle. High school students attending the Bayfront Alternative Education Program at BMC have been building the 22’ St Ayles Skiff since mid-September. Erie teens attending BMC’s after-school program, Project SAIL, have also been working on the skiff. The students have built the boat, made the cradle for it, and are already

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Project Sail Graduation

Congratulations to our Project Sail Apprentices!

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Repairs on the Friendship Sloop Momentum

Friendship Sloop Momentum is currently being repaired. Here’s a peek into the labor involved.

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Stem Replaced on Friendship Sloop Momentum

Here’s a glimpse into the reconstruction of the stem of the Friendship Sloop Momentum.

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First Week of St. Ayles Skiff Construction

Here is an update of the St. Ayles Skiff just after the first week of building.  

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Students Begin Building St. Ayles Skiff

Erie students began building the first St. Ayles Skiff today. Two Skiffs will be built at BMC; they will be used in Erie’s first Community Rowing Program.

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Project SAIL Apprentices Tour US Coast Guard Vessel

Project SAIL (Successful Apprenticeships and Investments in Learning) is BMC’s after-school program. It offers an engaging learning experience to teens, ages 15-18, with an interest in hands-on maritime activities.

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