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Learn how to build your own rowboat Oct. 2

Sep 19, 2019
Josh Gerritsen will explain how he built his own sliding-seat rowboat at a Lincolnville library presentation Oct. 2.

Lincolnville — Professional filmmaker and photographer Josh Gerritsen will give a free presentation on building a rowboat at the Lincolnville Community Library, 208 Main St., Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.

Gerritsen will describe how he built his own sliding-seat rowboat from a kit even though he had no prior boatbuilding experience. He will also discuss his recent experience racing the rowboat in the Blackburn Challenge, a 20-mile open ocean race in Gloucester, Mass. Gerritsen has served on the Lincolnville Board of Selectmen since 2017.

For more information, call 706-3896 or email

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