Press Release

The Landing School Graduation

ARUNDEL, Maine —  On June 16, The Landing School will celebrate their 33rdannual commencement, graduating 63 diploma students and seven Associate’s degree students.
Graduates in the Marine Systems, Yacht Design, Composite Boat Building and Wooden Boat Building programs will hear speaker Aaron Crawford, Landing School alumni and COO of Maine’s Sabre Yachts.

Graduates from this year’s class are from 19 states, Korea and Bermuda.Twenty-one of this year’s diploma recipients will be returning to The Landing School in the fall to complete their Associate’s degree in Marine Industry Technology. Two Yacht Design students will carry on their studies, working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Yacht and Powercraft Design through a partnership with Southampton Solent University in the United Kingdom.

Headquartered in Arundel, The Landing School is a full-time, accredited post-secondary school that blends education in modern yacht design, boat building and marine systems technology under one roof. Founded in 1978, The School’s inaugural program focused on Wooden Boat Building. Today, the school has grown to incorporate diploma and Associate’s degree curriculum’s with concentrations in four programs: Wooden Boat Building (Small and Cruising Boats), Composite Boat Building, Marine Systems and Yacht Design. The Landing School’s driving force is to bridge the gap between theory and practice, providing graduates with the skills and understanding necessary for current employment opportunities and future career growth. The Landing School is also approved as an institution of higher education by the Maine State Approving Agency for Veterans Education Programs.

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