Boatbuilding, Design, Outfitting

NWN001
$19.95  
Paperback, Christine K Smith, 318pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780615540894
ON JUNE 16, 2006, the David B left Bellingham, Washington bound for Juneau, Alaska, on her maiden voyage as a passenger vessel. Eight years earlier, Christine and Jeffrey had found the David B tucked behind a breakwater on Lopez Island. The tired old wooden boat, built in 1929, was showing her...
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MSP052
$75.00  
Hardcover, Roger C. Taylor, 644pages, 11 x 10, ISBN: 9780939511440
Volume II, L.Francis Herreshoff:The Flowering of Genius, 1931-1972, covers the second half of his life and many of his most beautiful and influential designs. With 230 plans and 146 illustrations, this volume features the notable 1931 ocean racer Landfall, the supremely beautiful Tioga, the...
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SKY121
$22.99  
Paperback, Thomas Larsson, 240pages, 10 x 10, ISBN: 9781510704763
The Big Book of Wooden Boat Restoration  is the perfect introduction or reference guide for both novice and experienced wooden boat enthusiasts. Author Thomas Larsson, one of Sweden’s most experienced and premier wooden boat restorers, has compiled his knowledge of the craft for...
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PDB020
$35.00 $49.95  
Hardcover, Larry Pardey, 452pages, 10 x 8
This impressive book shows the process of constructing a boat hull with extensive photographs and drawings and includes ample time-saving procedures. Larry Pardey is accepted as one of the master craftsman of the wooden-boat building world. He and his wife, Lin, have built two, strong,...
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MPS130
$15.00 $30.00  
Paperback, Andy Du Port, 160pages, 5.8 x 0.4 x 9.7, ISBN: 9781472905482
Owning a boat requires sailors to develop a whole new skill set and take on a raft of new responsibilities, but this essential handbook takes the stress out of what should be an enjoyable, rewarding next step, and shares a wealth of practical advice on what might initially seem daunting new...
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RAN338
$9.95  
Paperback, Angus Konstam, 128pages, 7.5 x 0.4 x 5.1, ISBN: 9781472808691
Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the...
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INT496
$34.00  
Paperback, George Buehler, 416pages, 9.1 x 7.3, ISBN: 9780071823050
"Build wooden boats the Buehler way, which is to say inexpensively, yet like the proverbial brick outhouse." -- Wooden Boat "A WEALTH OF VALUABLE INFORMATION." -- American Sailing Association The classic and definitive guide for the home boatbuilder--now updated Everybody...
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SKY075
$14.95  
Paperback, Edwin Tappan Adney, Howard Chapelle, 256pages, 10.9 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781628737929
Everything you need to know about the nearly lost art of bark and skin craft. The bark canoes of the North American Indians, particularly those made of birch bark, were among the most highly developed manually propelled primitive watercraft of their time. They could be used to carry heavy...
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SER001
$14.98 $29.95  
Paperback, Biance & Gordon Barnes, 83pages, ISBN: 9780981226002
Real-time Boatbuilding is a beautiful photographic book put out by Salt Spring residents Bianca and Gordon Barnes, chronicling 20 years of a project that Gordon began in 1967 - a project that still has some steps to go before the boat is finished. The idea of a journey that remains incomplete...
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FFB077
$19.95  
Paperback, Nick Gibbs, 256pages, 8 x 6, ISBN: 9781770850132
A practical and inspiring A-Z guide to the world's most popular woods. . Many of the world's most beautiful and useful woods are in serious decline due to over-harvesting and environmental degradation. This updated edition of The Real Wood Bible gives the current sustainability status of these...
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HPC136
$14.99  
Hardcover, Gary Kent, 32pages, 9 x 0.2 x 12, ISBN: 9781550175912
This follow-up to the bestselling book Fishing with Gubby (Harbour Publishing, 2010) continues the adventures of Gubby, a commercial salmon fisherman, who heads home to his village on the Sunshine Coast at the end of another long season. His beloved old boat, the Flounder, is worn out and he...
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FFB047
$28.00 $35.00  
Hardcover, Ted Moores & Greg Rossel, 252pages, 10.25 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781552978610
The masters team up to teach techniques for constructing elegant wooden kayaks using plywood panels and the stitch-and-glue method. Topnotch illustrations, photos, instructions and lots of timesaving tricks. Excellent.
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GNB001
$48.95  
Hardcover, Gougeon Brothers, 404pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781878207500
An expanded, revised, reorganized, updated edition of this exhaustive manual on modern wood/epoxy yacht construction. Extensively illustrated with photos and drawings covering every operation from lofting to launching. Extraordinary volume.
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GNL001
$32.95  
Hardcover, Glen L. Witt, 302pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 939070073
The classic text for building in plywood. Dense with information on every process from lofting to launch. Very well illustrated with photos, drawings.
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INT063
$23.00  
Paperback, Dave Gerr, 147pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071381765
A designer's, Boatbuilder's and boat owner's reference for choosing, installing, and understanding propellers. Covers outboards to trawlers, high speed and low. Contains plenty of graphs, charts, drawings and answers to common questions and considerations
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INT116
$36.95  
Hardcover, Stephen Pollard, 314pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071443180
A complete guide for amateur and small shop boatbuilding in aluminum. Discusses various alloys, welding, fitting out, painting and the latest in CAD, cutting and new techniques for assembling pre-cut boats. Well illustrated. Second edition
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PAR013
 
Paperback, Derek Van Loan, 112pages, 7.8 x 6.4, ISBN: 9780939837700
The Chinese Sailing Rig: Design and Build Your Own Junk Rig is a stem-to-stern guide for the Western sailor who wants to junk rig any hull. . Words and drawings clearly explain in detail concepts that have been successfully used for millennia in the Orient. Using Western materials and...

PAR066
$19.95  
Paperback, Peter Berman, 256pages, 9 x 6 x 0.8, ISBN: 9780939837991
Peter Berman reviews the criteria for selecting a used fiberglass hull sailboat, but picks up where Vigor and Nestor leave off. Berman shares his 40+ years experience of overhauling and refitting a myriad of different sailboats in preparation for offshore voyaging. . Follow the information...
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INT439
$42.00  
Hardcover, Robert Steward, 448pages, 7.7 x 1.3 x 9.4, ISBN: 9780071268341
Since its first publication in 1970,ÿBoatbuilding Manualÿhas become the standard reference in boatbuilding and boat design schools, in the offices of professional builders, and in the basement workshops of home builders. No other boatbuilding text has simultaneously served the...
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MSP002
$29.95  
Paperback, John Gardner, 275pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 9780913372447
Most complete work ever published about these unique, useful and historic boats. A history, a boatbuilding manual and a plans portfolio for the classic dory and hundreds of derivations. Hundreds of superb drawings, photos.
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SIM096
$11.48 $22.95  
Paperback, Danielrobb, 317pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 9780743202510
When Daniel Robb set out to rebuild a family sailboat that had been deteriorating for years, he didn't anticipated what he was getting into. Restoring the sailboat was both an act of respect and an homage to a place and a way of life that are in jeopardy of disappearing. "Sloop" is the...
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SHP357
$32.50 $65.00  
Paperback, Gregor Tarjan, 280pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 9781574092868
The largest catamarans have become a phenomenon of naval engineering - the Superyacht of tomorrow. Gregor Tarjan, renowned multihull specialist, analyzes the impact of big ocean racers, the luxury charter environment, and new technologies on the development of the luxury catamaran. This lavishly...
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MBI087
$19.99 $24.99  
Paperback, James Barry, 128pages, 8 x 10, ISBN: 9780760336328
Hackercraft is the story of the enigmatic naval architect John Hacker and his industry endeavors. Hackercraft gives an in-depth look at the flawed genius behind the boats. Hacker is arguably the most significant and influential powerboat designer of the early half of the 20th century. Pioneering...
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INT239
$34.40 $43.00  
Hardcover, Dave Gerr, 412pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 9780071444569
Get the full story on your boat's mechanical system.
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