Boatbuilding, Design, Outfitting

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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PDB020
$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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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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SHP028
$19.95  
Paperback, Norman L. Skene, foreword by Maynard Bray, 250pages, 6 x 95, ISBN: 9781574091342
An exact reprint of the 1938 edition of this famous and still eminently useful treatise on small sailing yacht design. Full of expert advice on the real practicalities of the design process including many tables and scantling rules developed to aid in so
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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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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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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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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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CMP268
$27.99 $34.99  
Hardcover, Cyrus Hamlin, 294pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 870333917
A naval architect's discussion of all the elements involved in bringing the idea for a pleasure boat or small work vessel to the final design stage. For amateurs or clients wanting a greater hand in the design and planning of their vessel.
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WWN010
$45.00  
Hardcover, Howard I. Chapelle, 607pages, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780393035544
First published in 1941. A practical handbook detailing every aspect of traditional wooden boatbuilding. Heavily illustrated. One of the standard, indispensable works on the subject. Foreword by Jon Wilson.
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CHP001
$39.95  
Hardcover, Anthony Mollica Jr., 128pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780760306079
Gar Wood boats are arguably the most coveted of all antique boats. This photo history presents Gar Wood, the man, his celebrated company and the magnificent boats themselves with special attention to the Baby Gar as well as runabouts, speedsters, and more.
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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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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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GNL005
$18.95  
Paperback, Ken Hankinson, 126pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780939070060
Discusses and illustrates in detail all sheathing systems and techniques for covering wooden hulls with fiberglass. Pros and cons of various materials covered. This book will get it done right the first time.
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INT053
$41.60 $52.00  
Hardcover, Nigel Calder, 570pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071350990
A total guide to choosing, outfitting and sailing a cruising sailboat from one of the most respected experts sailing anywhere. All key technical and practical aspects of modern cruising systems and equipment are covered along with a summary of the skills required.
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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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PGN067
$14.40 $18.00  
Paperback, Michael Ruhlman, 326pages, 5.5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780142001219
A highly articulate exploration of the enduring mystique of wooden boats. The author signs on at a traditional boatyard to help construct a 60 ft. schooner and chronicles every step in her building.
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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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INT030
$26.00  
Paperback, Gavin Atkin, 229pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071477925
18 elegant plywood boats anyone can build. The first complete how-to guide for building the latest generation of quick and easy boats using stitch-and-glue construction. Includes designs by Bolger, John Welsford, Murray Isles and the author.
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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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SHP040
$39.50  
Hardcover, Ernest H. Sims, 128pages, 7.5 x 9.75, ISBN: 9781574091137
Authoritative book highlighting the advantages of building in aluminum, as well as discussing limitations. Material on machinery, tools and techniques, setup, corrosion, more. Well illustrated. Sections on bonding and adhesives, welding, plasma and waterproofing.
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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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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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FER080
$22.36 $27.95  
Paperback, Ian Nicholson, 126pages, 6.75 x 9.5, ISBN: 1898660824
The basics of designing sail and power yachts. Covers materials, construction techniques, simple calculations, sail and deck plans, engines and cabin layouts. Also examines costs, modifications and expected performance. Clear and concise.
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