Boatbuilding, Design, Outfitting

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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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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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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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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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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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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INT380
$16.80 $21.00  
Paperback, Nick Schade, 195pages, 7.75 x 95, ISBN: 9780070579897
The first book to adapt this strong, forgiving building method to kayaks. Contains complete plans and instructions for three kayaks, including a tandem.
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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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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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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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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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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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INT272
$19.00  
Paperback, Edward S. Brewer, 143pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780070076945
The best, most concise introduction to boat shapes, designs, rigs, features, construction materials, powering options, performance and more for both sail and power. Excellent illustrations.
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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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FFB102
$19.96 $24.95  
Paperback, Ted Moores, 207pages, 10.75 x 8, ISBN: 9781552093429
Revised & Expanded. Known as the bible of canoe building. Includes five new designs and complete building instructions using the woodstrip/epoxy method. Excellent.
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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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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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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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HHC005
$6.48 $12.95  
Paperback, Harold Dynamite Payson, 42pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 1887222049
How to build this nifty Phil Bolger designed tack and tape plywood version of the famous Beetle Cat.
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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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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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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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