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
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:
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.