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Ted Gephart

Bayfield, WI
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Ted Gephart
Ted lives on Wisconsin's "north coast" of Lake Superior with his wife and two daughters. He missed the boat for the first time as a young boy and has been doing it since then as a hobby. Okay, he's also been a charter captain since 1985. Among the many marine classes Ted has instructed are Wisconsin boater safety and the U.S. Coast Guard license exam review course. He is the founder of North Coast Community Sailing.

Current Courses Offered by Ted Gephart

1½ Days
Teaser image for Hand-Sewing the Sailor's Ditty Bag

Hand-Sewing the Sailor's Ditty Bag

During long passages or when the wind slacked, sailors would busy themselves repairing sails and sewing other useful items. The same skill set and materials required to maintain traditional sailing vessels are reflected in the traditional sailor's ditty bag or canvas bucket. The classic maritime look comes from using leather,…
Wed, Nov 20th, 2019  –  Thu, Nov 21st, 2019
Day 1: 9am-5pm; Day 2: 9am-noon
Instructor: Ted Gephart

Past Courses Offered by Ted Gephart

Hand-Sewing the Canvas Growler Bag

Lake Superior Coastal Navigation: Traditional and Electronic Methods