Boatbuilding, Design, Outfitting

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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