Rossel, Greg (1951 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

Greg Rossel grew up in Staten Island, NY. He moved to Maine in the 1970's as a part of the "back to the land" movement. He decided to take a two-year program at Washington County Vocational Technical Institute in Lubec called The Boat School. He has worked in boatyards, at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, ME, helped start a boat factory in Mexico, started his own boat-building shop at his home and worded for the Wooden Boat School in Brooklin, ME.

Selected Bibliography

  • Building Small Boats (1998)
  • Kayaks You Can Build: An Illustrated Guide to Plywood Construction (2004) with Ted Moores
  • The Boatbuilder's Apprentice: The Ins and Outs of Building Lapstrake, Carvel, Stitch-and-Glue, Strip-planked, and Other Wooden Boats (2007)