Boatbuilding, Design, Outfitting

INT034
 
Paperback, John Gardner, 527pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071427975
Complete plans and building instructions for 47 small wooden boats. Combines Building Classic Small Craft and More Building Classic Small Craft. Includes a section of letters and eulogies celebrating Gardner's life and work.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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IHP_JUNKRIG
$18.95  
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...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MSP045
$25.00 $50.00  
Mark Allen, 224pages, 10 x 11, ISBN: 9780939511266
]The long-awaited story of San Diego'- famed Kettenburg Boatworks, builders of generations of fine and highly evolved cruising and racing sailboats, high speed vee-bottom powerboats, rumrunners and fishing boats. Photo-and-history-filled gem.
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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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