MIT 2.993 The Art and Science of Boat Design, IAP 2007

This class is jointly sponsored by the MIT Museum, Massachusetts Bay Maritime Artisans, the Department of Mechanical Engineering's Center for Ocean Engineering, and the Department of Architecture. The course teaches the fundamental steps in traditional boat design and demonstrates connections between craft and modern methods. Created by MIT OpenCourseWare.

Average Course Length

8 hours

Skill Level


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1: Day 1 Part 1
2: Day 1 Part 2
3: Day 2
4: Day 4
5: Day 5