about how to build a boat. Many books refer to classic boatbuilding
- I like these books very much. But they won't help building
modern boat. Other books are quite amateurish. If you are building your
own modern boat you need suitable information.
Thus I exclusively
mention those books I really needed to understand the drawings and plan
the building process.
- The Gougeon Brothers on
Here you'll find a very detailled description of all you have to know
about modern boat building. I don't know any other book offering
information as detailled as it is done by the Gougeon
To say it in a few words: You must have it if you're building a modern
Larsson, R. E. Eliasson: Principles of Yacht Design:
Even if you're not designing your boat by your own, this will help you
to understand a lot of details. Especially if your're thinking in
changing some details of the drawings this book will give you some good
pieces of advice how to assess the consequences of these changes.