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Boat Building

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This section covers the process, the rules, the tools, the materials, and the boat equipment that are required to build boats whether you are a do-it-yourself builder or professional boat builder as the process is, or should be nearly the same. Be sure to see Boat Building, Refitting & Repair where the step by step boatbuilding, outfitting and refitting processes are covered in detail. You may also want to checkout The Rules of Boat Design and the USCG’s Boatbuilder’s Handbook.

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Boat Plans & Kits

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Glen-L Boat Plans & Kits: www.glen-l.com/
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Boat Refitting

Replanking a wooden vessel.

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Articles:
Backyard Shipwright: How to Set Up Your Own Mini-ShipyardHomeAdvisor
Build a Simple Kayak Rack From PVCWilderness
Build Your Own Wood KayakKayarchy
DIY Canoe Stabilizer: Tips For Not Tipping OverWilderness Mastery
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Title – + (Notes) — Creator – Source
Adding an Inverter By Don Casey from BoatUS
Aluminum Care By Don Casey from BoatUS
Applying Bottom Paint By Don Casey from BoatUS
Battery Care By Don Casey from BoatUS
Battery Charger Location By Don Casey from BoatUS
Battery Charger Voltage By Don Casey from BoatUS
Bedding Deck Hardware By Don Casey from BoatUS
Bilge Pump Warning Light By Don Casey from BoatUS
Blister Repair By Don Casey from BoatUS
Boat Plumbing By Don Casey from BoatUS
Carbon Monoxide = Silent Killer By Don Casey from BoatUS
Changing Engine Oil By Don Casey from BoatUS
Chart Reading 101 By Don Casey from BoatUS
Chemical Strippers By Don Casey from BoatUS
Choosing the Right Sealant for the Job By Don Casey from BoatUS
Deep-Cycle Batteries By Don Casey from BoatUS
Docklines By Don Casey from BoatUS
Electrical Connections By Don Casey from BoatUS
Engine-compartment Fan By Don Casey from BoatUS
Exercise Your Seacocks By Don Casey from BoatUS
Fall Lay-up By Don Casey from BoatUS
Fenders By Don Casey from BoatUS
Fiberglass Repair By Don Casey from BoatUS
Flares By Don Casey from BoatUS
Flares – Aerial or Handheld? By Don Casey from BoatUS
Flushing Your Outboard By Don Casey from BoatUS
Fuel System Maintenance By Don Casey from BoatUS
Gelcoat Crazing By Don Casey from BoatUS
Gelcoat Scratch Repair By Don Casey from BoatUS
Ground Tackle: Selecting Anchors and Rodes By Don Casey from BoatUS
Head Maintenance By Don Casey from BoatUS
Heat Exchangers By Don Casey from BoatUS
How Important Is Changing Engine Oil? By Don Casey from BoatUS
Installing a Bilge Pump by Don Casey from BoatUS
Installing a Deckwash Pump By Don Casey from BoatUS
Installing a Head By Don Casey from BoatUS
Installing a Seacock By Don Casey from BoatUS
Installing a Solar Panel to Maintain Batteries By Don Casey from BoatUS
Installing Hatches and Deck Plates By Don Casey from BoatUS
Life Jackets By Don Casey from BoatUS
Lifeline Netting By Don Casey from BoatUS
Lightning By Don Casey from BoatUS
Marine Toilet Maintenance By Don Casey from BoatUS
Mounting VHF Antennas By Don Casey from BoatUS
Painting Topsides By Don Casey from BoatUS
Polyester or Epoxy Resin? By Don Casey from BoatUS
Propane Consumption By Don Casey from BoatUS
Propane Safety By Don Casey from BoatUS
Propane Systems By Don Casey from BoatUS
Raw-Water Strainers By Don Casey from BoatUS
Repainting Your Outdrive By Don Casey from BoatUS
Replacing a Cooling Pump Impeller By Don Casey from BoatUS
Reserve Minutes by Don Casey from BoatUS
Restoring the Shine to Fiberglass By Don Casey from BoatUS
Rolling and Tipping By Don Casey from BoatUS
Sacrificial Anodes By Don Casey from BoatUS
Safe Shorepower By Don Casey from BoatUS
Safety Check-Up By Don Casey from BoatUS
Seat Mounting By Don Casey from BoatUS
Servicing Your Stuffing Box by Don Casey from BoatUS
Sealant Shorthand By Don Casey from BoatUS
Splicing Three-Strand Rope By Don Casey from BoatUS
Teak Care By Don Casey from BoatUS
Varnish‚ Attaining “Depth” By Don Casey from BoatUS
Varnish “Primer”? By Don Casey from BoatUS
Varnish‚ How Many Coats? By Don Casey from BoatUS
Ventilation By Don Casey from BoatUS
Waterproofing Canvas By Don Casey from BoatUS
Wax Your New Boat By Don Casey from BoatUS
Which Bottom Paint is Right for You? By Don Casey from BoatUS
What Sealant Do You Need? By Don Casey from BoatUS
Winterizing Your Engine By Don Casey from BoatUS
Zincs By Don Casey from  BoatUS
Books:
100 Fast & Easy Boat Improvements by Don Casey
Alternating Current/Reverse Polarity By Don Casey
Canvaswork and Sail Repair by Don Casey
Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual by Don Casey
Inspecting the Aging Sailboat by Don Casey
Sailboat Electrics Simplified by Don Casey
Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair (IM Sailboat Library) by Don Casey
Sailboat Refinishing (International Marine Sailboat Library) by Don Casey
This Old Boat by Don Casey
2 – BOAT BUILDING‚ REFITTING:
Basic Navel ArchitectureKenneth C. Barnaby
Boat Building Techniques IllustratedRichard Birmingham
Boat Interior ConstructionNaujok Michael
Boat Data BookIan Nicolson
Designer & Client : Eight Boat Design Commissions‚ … Kayak to CruiserAntonio Dias
Details of Classic Boat ConstructionLarry Pardey
Devlin's Boat Building : The Stitch-And-Glue WaySamual Devlin
Different BoatsPhilip C. Bolger
Dinghies and DaysailersButch & Rita Wilcox
Ed Monk and the Tradition of Classic Boats — Bet Oliver
Floating Homes : A Houseboat HandbookTed Laturnus
Folding Schooner : And Other Adventures in Boat Design‚ ThePhilip C. Bolger
Fourth Book of Good BoatsRoger C. Taylor
FUNdaMENTALS of DesignAlexander H Slocum
Glen L Book of Boat DesignsGlen L Marine Designs
Modeller's Guide to Hull ConstructionA. Richard Mansir
Modern Boat BuildingEdwin Monk
Modern Marine Materials‚ The Boatman's Guide toErnest A. Zadig
Nature of Boats — David Gerr
Oars‚ Sails and SteamEdwin Tunis
Practical Small Boat DesignsJohn Atkin
Preliminary Design of Boats & ShipsCyrus Hamlin
Ship Construction Sketches & NotesKemp & Young
Twenty Affordable Sailboats To Take You AnywhereGregg Nestor
Watch It Made in the USA : A Visitor's Guide to the Best Factory Tours …Karen Axelrod
Yacht Designing and PlanningHoward I. Chapelle
2.1 – Boat Designing Schools:
2.2 – Boat Designers:
Designer & Client : Eight Boat Design Commissions‚ … Kayak to CruiserAntonio Dias
Ed Monk and the Tradition of Classic Boats — Bet Oliver
Glen L Book of Boat DesignsGlen L Marine Designs
2.3 – Statutes & Standards:
2.3.1 – Laws by Country:
Adlard Coles Book of EuroRegs for Inland Waterways‚ TheMarian Martin
RYA Book of Euroregs for Inland WaterwaysMarian Martin
2.3.1.1 – Laws: Canada:
2.3.1.2 – Laws: United Kingdom:
2.3.1.3 – Laws: United States:
Boatbuilder’s HandbookUSCG
Guidance on Inspection‚ Repair‚ and Maintenance of Wooden Hulls NVIC 7-95 USCG
Water Craft Regulations of Pierce CountyPierce County WA
2.3.2 – Industry Standards:
2.3.2.1 – International Maritime Organization (IMO):
2.3.2.2 – International Standards Organization (ISO):
2.3.2.3 – American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC):
2.3.2.4 – National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):
2.3.3 – Classification Societies:
2.3.3.1 – Lloyd’s Register:
2.3.3.2 – American Bureau of Shipping:
2.4 – Boat Building Tools & Equipment:
Boat Building Techniques IllustratedRichard Birmingham
2.5 – Boat Materials:
Boat Data BookIan Nicolson
Modern Marine Materials‚ The Boatman's Guide toErnest A. Zadig
2.5.1 – Wood:
Boatbuilding with PlywoodGlen L. Witt & Ken Hankinson
Boatbuilding : A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat ConstructionHoward I. Chapelle
Boatowner's Weekend WoodworkingGarth Graves
Building Strip-Planked BoatsNick Schade
Building your First Wooden BoatGeorge W. Barnes
Cold-Moulded & Strip-Planked Wood BoatbuildingIan Nicolson
Conversion and Seasoning of WoodWilliam H. Brown
Covering Wooden Boats with Fiberglass — Allan H. Vaitses
Details of Classic Boat ConstructionLarry Pardey
Devlin's Boat Building : The Stitch-And-Glue WaySamual Devlin
Different BoatsPhilip C. Bolger
Folding Schooner : And Other Adventures in Boat Design‚ ThePhilip C. Bolger
Fourth Book of Good BoatsRoger C. Taylor
Gar Wood Boats : Classics of a Golden EraAnthony S. Mollica Jr
Guidance on Inspection‚ Repair‚ and Maintenance of Wooden Hulls NVIC 7-95 USCG
Guide to Wooden Boats‚ TheBenjamin Mendlowitz
Laminated Wood Boatbuilding‚ TheHub Miller
New Cold-Molded Boatbuilding‚ The : From Lofting to LaunchingReuel B. Parker
NVIC 7-95 Guidance on Inspection‚ Repair‚ and Maintenance of Wooden HullsUSCG
Pete Culler on Wooden BoatsJohn Burke (Ed)
Planking & Fastening (The Wooden Boat Series)Peter H. Spector (Ed)
Repair of Wooden Boats‚ TheJohn Lewis
Restore your Wooden BoatStan Grayson (Ed)
Sloop : Restoring My Family's Wooden SailboatDaniel Robb
Stitch & Glue ManualGlen-L
Stitch-and-Glue Boatbuilding : How to Build Kayaks and … BoatsChris Kulczycki
Strip-built Sea Kayak : Three Rugged‚ Beautiful Boats You Can BuildNick Schade
Wooden Boat DesignsChristian Nielsen
Wooden Boat Renovation : New Life … Using Modern MethodsJim Trefethen
Wooden Boat Repair ManualJohn Scarlett
Wooden Boats : In Pursuit of the Perfect Craft …Michael Ruhlman
Wooden Ship : the building of a wooden Sailing vessel in 1870Jan Adkins
Woodenboat — ?. (Pm_-)
2.5.2 – Metal: Iron‚ Steel‚ Aluminum‚ etc.
Aluminum BoatbuildingErnest H. Sims
Aluminum Boatbuilding Guide — Glen L. Witt
Boatbuilding with AluminumThomas Colvin
Boatbuilding with AluminumStephen F. Pollard
^Boatbuilding with Aluminum : A Complete Guide … — Stephen Pollard
Boatbuilding With SteelGilbert C. Klingel
Boatbuilding with Steel & Boatbuilding with AluminumKlingel & Colvin
Complete Guide to Metal Boats‚ The — Bruce Roberts-Goodson
Marine Metals ManualRoger Pretzer
Metal Corrosion In BoatsNigel Warren
Metal Boats : A Practical Guide for Building or Buying …Ken Scott
Own a Steel BoatMike Pratt
Small Steel CraftIan Nicolson
Steel Away : A Guidebook to the World of Steel SailboatsLeCain W. Smith & Sheila Moir
Steel Boatbuilding GuideGlen-L
Strength of Aluminum vs Strength of SteelKasten
2.5.3 – Ferrocement:
Concrete BoatbuildingGainor W. Jackson
Ferro-cement : Design‚ Techniques‚ and ApplicationBruce Bingham
Practical Ferro-Cement Boatbuilding — Jay R. Benford & Herman Husen
2.5.4 – Fiberglass:
Boatbuilding and Repairing With FiberglassMelvin D. C. Willis
Boatbuilding on a Glass Fibre HullDave Gannaway
Boatbuilding One-Off In FiberglassAllan H. Vaitses
Building a Fiberglass BoatArthur Edmunds
Covering Wooden Boats with Fiberglass — Allan H. Vaitses
Design of Marine Structures in Composite MaterialsC. S. Smith
Epoxy System Technical ManualGlen-L
Fiberglass & Other Composite Materials : A Guide … Materials … Boats …Forbes Aird
Fiberglass Boat Design and ConstructionRobert J. Scott
Fiberglass Boat Handbook‚ TheJack Wiley
Fiberglass Boat Repair ManualAllan H. Vaitses
Fiberglass Boat Survey ManualArthur Edmunds
Fiberglass Boatbuilding for AmateursKen Hankinson
Fiberglass Boatbuilding ManualGlen L. Witt
Fiberglass BoatsHugh Du Plessis
Fiberglass Boats : Construction‚ Repair‚ and MaintenanceJohn Roberts
Fiberglass Boats : Construction and MaintenanceBoughton Cobb
Fiberglass Repairs : A Guide to Fiberglass/polyester Repairs on Boats‚ …Paul J. Petrick
Osmosis & Glassfibre Yacht ConstructionTony Staton-Bevan
Osmosis and the Care & Repair of Glassfibre YachtsTony Staton-Bevan
2.6 – Boat Equipment:
Complete Illustrated Guide to Everything SoldSteve Ettlinger
Under Sail : Equipment for the Serious SailorTony Meisel (Ed)
2.6.1 – Steering & Thrusters:
Self-Steering Without a WindvaneLee Woas
2.6.2 – Stabilizers & Trim Plates:
2.6.3 – Dewatering Devices:
2.6.4 – Galvanic Corrosion Protection:
Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion‚ The — Everett Collier
Metal Corrosion In BoatsNigel Warren
Understanding Boat Corrosion‚ Lightning Protection…John C. Payne
2.6.5 – Hull Penetrations & Openings:
2.6.6 – Deck Hardware & Equipment:
Big Book of Boat CanvasKaren S. Lipe
Boat Canvas from Cover to CoverBob Lipe
Reeds Knot HandbookJim Whippy
2.6.6.1 – Ground Tackle:
Anchoring : All Techniques for All BottomsDon Bamford
Anchors : Selection and UseRobert Smith
Complete Anchoring Handbook‚ TheAlain Poiraud+
Complete Book of Anchoring and MooringEarl R. Hinz
DDDB : Drag Device Data Base — Victor Shane
2.6.6.2 – Commercial Fishing Gear:
2.6.7 – Rigging:
100 Small Boat RigsPhilip C. Bolger
Art and Science of Sails‚ TheTom Whidden‚ & Michael Levit
Art of Rigging‚ TheGeorge Biddlecombe
Canoe Rig: The Essence and the Art — Todd Bradshaw
Canvas and Rope CraftFrank Rosenow
Care of Alloy Spars and RiggingPotter
Chapman KnotsBrion Toss
Chapman Knots for BoatersBrion Toss
Complete Rigger’s Apprentice‚ TheBrion Toss
Gaff RigJohn Leather
Illustrated Sail & Rig TuningIvar Dedekam
Knots (Chapman’s Nautical Guides)Brion Toss
Nautical Knots IllustratedPaul Snyder
PulleysChris Oxlade
Reeds Knot HandbookJim Whippy
Rig‚ TheChristopher Dawson
Rigger’s Apprentice‚ TheBrion Toss
Rigger’s Locker‚ TheBrion Toss
Rigging : Rig your boat right for racing or cruisingDanilo Fabroni
Rigging HandbookBrion Toss
Rigging Illustrated Manuale completo (Italian)Brion Toss
Rigging of Ships‚ The : in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast‚ — R. C. Anderson
RYA Book of KnotsPeter Owen
Sailing Ship Rigs & Rigging — Harold A. Underhill
Sailmaker's Apprentice‚ The : A Guide for the Self-Reliant SailorEmiliano Marino
Sailor's Assistant : Reference Data for Maintenance‚ Repair & CruisingJohn Vigor
Sailor's Guide to Sails‚ ASven Donaldson
The Rig — Christopher Dawson
Treatise on Masting Ships & Mast MakingJohn Fincham
2.6.7.1 – Sails:
Aero-Hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing YachtsFabio Fossati
Aero-Hydrodynamics of SailingCzeslaw A. Marchaj
Art and Science of Sails‚ TheTom Whidden‚ & Michael Levit
Big Book of Boat CanvasKaren S. Lipe
Boat Canvas from Cover to CoverBob Lipe
Canvas and Rope CraftFrank Rosenow
Canvaswork and Sail RepairDon Casey
Care and Repair of Sails‚ TheJeremy Howard-Williams
Chapman KnotsBrion Toss
Chapman Knots for BoatersBrion Toss
Complete Canvas Worker's GuideGrant
Complete Rigger’s Apprentice‚ TheBrion Toss
Illustrated Sail & Rig TuningIvar Dedekam
Oars‚ Sails and SteamEdwin Tunis
Primitive BenchmarkJerry N. Selness
Sailmaker's Apprentice‚ The : A Guide for the Self-Reliant SailorEmiliano Marino
Sailor's Assistant : Reference Data for Maintenance‚ Repair & CruisingJohn Vigor
Sailor's Guide to Sails‚ ASven Donaldson
Small Boats Sails — Jeremy Howard-Williams
2.6.8 – Propulsion Machinery:
Boat Engines : A Manual for Work and Pleasure BoatsP. J. Bowyer
Inboard Motor InstallationsGlen L. Witt & Ken Hankinson
Inboard Engine‚ Transmission and Drive Service : ManualIntertec
Marine Engine Room Blue BookWilliam D. Eglinton
Marine Engines & PropulsionRanger Hope
Oars‚ Sails and SteamEdwin Tunis
2.6.8.1 – Engines: Types & Vendors:
Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines‚ TheTim Bartlett
Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors‚ TheTim Bartlett
Boat Engines : A Manual for Work and Pleasure BoatsP. J. Bowyer
Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical ManualNigel Calder
Care and Repair of Small Marine Diesels‚ TheChris Thompson
Classic Outboard Motor Handbook‚ ThePeter Hunn
Complete Book of Pleasure Boat Engines‚ TheErnest A. Zadig
Diesel Companion‚ ThePat Manley
Diesel Engine MechanicsWayne A. Kelm
Diesel EnginesJ. W. Anderson
Diesel Troubleshootier — Don Seddon
Diesels Afloat : The Must-Have Guide for Diesel Boat EnginesPat Manley
Engines Afloat : From Early Days to D-Day Vol 2Stan Grayson
GammelmotorenValdemar Steiro
How To Repair Diesel EnginesPaul Dempsey
Inboard Engine‚ Transmission and Drive Service : ManualIntertec
Know Your Boat's Diesel EngineAndrew Simpson
Marine Diesel Engines : Maintenance‚ Troubleshooting‚ and RepairNigel Calder
Marine Diesel Engines : Maintenance & Repair ManualJean-Luc Pallas
Marine DieselsM. David Burghardt & George D. Kingsley
Marine Engine Room Blue BookWilliam D. Eglinton
Marine Engines & PropulsionRanger Hope
Motor Boat EnginesAlan C. Wilson
Napier Way‚ TheBryan Boyle
Reeds Diesel Engine Troubleshooting HandbookBarry Pickthall
Reeds Outboard Motor Troubleshooting HandbookBarry Pickthall
Replacing Your Boat's Engine (Adlard Coles Manuals)Mike Westin
Run Your Diesel Vehicle on BiofuelsJon Starbuck & Gavin D. j. Harper
RYA Book of Diesel EnginesTim Bartlett
RYA Book of Outboard MotorsTim Bartlett
RYA Diesel Engine HandbookAndrew Simpson
Small Boat Engines – Inboard & OutboardConrad Miller
2.6.8.2 – Engine-to-Marine Gear Interfaces:
2.6.8.3 – Marine Gears:
2.6.8.4 – Shafting:
2.6.8.5 – Propellers:
Propeller HandbookDave Gerr
Theory and Practice of Propellers For Auxiliary SailboatsJohn R. Stanton
2.6.9 – Electrical Systems:
12 Volt Bible for BoatsMiner Brotherton
12 Volt Doctor's Practical HandbookEdgar J. Beyn
Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion‚ The — Everett Collier
Boatowner's Guide to Marine Electronics — Gordon West & Freeman Pittman
Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical HandbookCharlie Wing
Boatowner's Illustrated Handbook of WiringCharlie Wing
Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical ManualNigel Calder
Complete Book of Boat ElectronicsErnest A. Zadig
Electrical Handbook for RVs‚ Campers‚ Vans‚ Boats & TrailersHerb Gill
Electrics AfloatAlir Garrod
Free energy afloatNan Jeffrey
Lightning and BoatsMichael v Huck Jr
Managing 12 Volts : How to Upgrade‚ Operate‚ and TroubleshootHarold Barre
Marine Electrical Care & RepairDavid MacLean
Marine Electrical Electronics BibleJohn C. Payne
Marine Electrical SystemsDIY Boat Owner Magazine
Motorboat Electrical and Electronics Manual‚ TheJohn C. Payne
Sailboat Electrics SimplifiedDon Casey
Your Boat's Electrical SystemConrad Miller & E. S. Maloney
2.6.9.1 – Auxiliary Generators:
Home Generator : Selection‚ Installation‚ and RepairPaul Dempsey
2.6.9.2 – DC-to-AC Invertors:
2.6.10 – Domestic Systems:
2.6.10.1 – LPG Systems:
2.6.10.2 – Cabin Heating & Cooling:
2.6.10.3 – Galley Appliances:
Refrigeration For PleasureboatsNigel Calder
2.6.10.4 – Water & Waste Systems:
2.6.10.5 – Trash Disposal:
2.6.10.6 – Furnishings:
2.6.11 – Navigation & Communication Systems:
Adlard Coles Book of Electronic Navigation‚ TheTim Bartlett
Boatowner's Guide to Marine Electronics — Gordon West & Freeman Pittman
Complete Book of Boat ElectronicsErnest A. Zadig
GPS AfloatTim Bartlett
Motorboat Electrical and Electronics Manual‚ TheJohn C. Payne
Radar AfloatTim Bartlett
Radar for Small CraftTim Bartlett
Small Boat Guide to Electronics AfloatTim Bartlett
Small Craft RadarJohn French
2.6.12 – Safety Equipment:
2.6.13 – Personal Equipment:
2.6.13.1 – Diving:
2.6.13.2 – Fishing:
Basic Fishing : A Beginner's Guide — Wade Bourne
Hook‚ Line & Seeker : A Beginner's Guide to Fishing‚ Boating‚ …Jim Arnosky
2.6.13.3 – Sailing:
2.6.13.4 – Racing:
2.6.13.5 – Watersports:
Mariner Stand-Up Paddleboard Instructions – Designed and BuiltJack Young
2.6.14 – Boat Trailers:
How to Build Boat TrailersGlen L. Witt
2.7 – Marine Suppliers by Country:
2.7.1 – Marine Suppliers: Canada:
2.7.2 – Marine Suppliers: United Kingdom:
2.7.3 – Marine Suppliers: United States:
NYNEX Boaters Directory — NYNEX
2.8 – Boat Building Schools:
2.9 – Boat Builders:
Chris~Craft of the 1950sJack Savage
Chris-Craft BoatsAnthony S. Mollica
From Boats to Board Feet : The Wilson Family of the Pacific CoastEmily M. Wilson
Gar Wood Boats : Classics of a Golden EraAnthony S. Mollica Jr
2.9.1 – Boat Builders: A∼Z and Vessel Types:
Boat Buyer's Guide to Express and Sedan Cruisers‚ TheEd McKnew
Boat Buyer's Guide to Motor Yachts and Trawlers‚ TheEd McKnew
Boat Buyer’s Guide to Sportfishing Boats‚ TheEd McKnew
Boat Buyer's Guide to Trailerable Cruisers and Runabouts‚ TheEd McKnew
Boat Buyer's Guide to Trailerable Fishing Boats‚ TheEd McKnew
Boatwatch : Armchair Shopping 340 Sailboats 29' – 35'Max Wade Averitt
Boatwatch : Master Guide to Sailboats of the WorldMax Wade Averitt
Boatwatch : On-The-Water Guide to Pleasure Boat IdentificationMax Wade Averitt
Classic American Runabouts : Wood Boats‚ 1915-1965Philip B. Ballantyne
Directory of Wooden Boat Builders+Bray& (^Woodenboat Books)
Field Guide to Sailboats‚ ARichard M. Sherwood
Folding Schooner : And Other Adventures in Boat Design‚ ThePhilip C. Bolger
Fourth Book of Good BoatsRoger C. Taylor
From Boats to Board Feet : The Wilson Family of the Pacific CoastEmily M. Wilson
Mauch's Sailboat GuideJan Mauch
Twenty Affordable Sailboats To Take You AnywhereGregg Nestor
Willits Brothers and Their Canoes‚ ThePatrick F. Chapman
2.9.2 – Boat Builders by Country:
2.9.2.1 – Boat Builders: Canada:
2.9.2.2 – Boat Builders: United Kingdom:
2.9.2.3 – Boat Builders: United States:
Chris~Craft of the 1950sJack Savage
Chris-Craft BoatsAnthony S. Mollica
Classic American Runabouts : Wood Boats‚ 1915-1965Philip B. Ballantyne
Field Guide to Sailboats‚ ARichard M. Sherwood
Folding Schooner : And Other Adventures in Boat Design‚ ThePhilip C. Bolger
Gar Wood Boats : Classics of a Golden EraAnthony S. Mollica Jr
Heart of GlassDaniel Spurr
Legend of Chris-Craft‚ TheJeffrey L. Rodengen
Willits Brothers and Their Canoes‚ ThePatrick F. Chapman
2.9.2.3.1 – Boat Builders by US MIC:
2.10 – Do-It-Yourself Boat Building‚ Refitting:
10 Wooden Boats You Can Build For Sail‚ Motor‚ Paddle‚ and OarPeter H. Spectre
30-odd BoatsPhilip C. Bolger
53 Boats You Can Build with CommentaryRichard Henderson
85 Fishing Boat DesignsNational Fisherman
Aluminum BoatbuildingErnest H. Sims
Aluminum Boatbuilding Guide — Glen L. Witt
Basic Navel ArchitectureKenneth C. Barnaby
Boat Building Techniques IllustratedRichard Birmingham
Big Book of Boat CanvasKaren S. Lipe
Boat Canvas from Cover to CoverBob Lipe
Boat Cosmetics Made SimpleSherri Board
Boat Data BookIan Nicolson
Boat Engines : A Manual for Work and Pleasure BoatsP. J. Bowyer
Boat Improvement Bible‚ TheTarantoga
Boat Interior ConstructionNaujok Michael
Boat Maintenance : The Essential Guide — William Burr Jr
Boat Owner's ManualIntertec
Boat-Building and BoatingDaniel Carter Beard
Boatbuilder's Apprentice‚ The : Ins and outs of … wooden boatsGreg Rössel
Boatbuilder’s HandbookUSCG
Boatbuilder's Notebook — Glen L. Witt
Boatbuilding : A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat ConstructionHoward I. Chapelle
Boatbuilding and Repairing With FiberglassMelvin D. C. Willis
Boatbuilding Manual — Robert M. Steward
Boatbuilding MethodsPeter Cook
Boatbuilding on a Glass Fibre HullDave Gannaway
Boatbuilding One-Off In FiberglassAllan H. Vaitses
Boatbuilding with AluminumThomas Colvin
Boatbuilding with AluminumStephen F. Pollard
^Boatbuilding with Aluminum : A Complete Guide … — Stephen Pollard
Boatbuilding with PlywoodGlen L. Witt & Ken Hankinson
Boatbuilding With SteelGilbert C. Klingel
Boatbuilding with Steel & Boatbuilding with AluminumKlingel & Colvin
Boater's Pocket ReferenceThomas McEwan
Boatman's Guide to Modern Marine Materials‚ TheErnest A. Zadig
Boatman's Handbook : The New Look-it-up BookTom Bottomley
Boatowner's Fitting Out ManualJeff Toghill
Boatowner's Practical & Technical Cruising ManualNigel Calder
Boatowner's Weekend WoodworkingGarth Graves
Boats : A Manual for their DocumentationPaul Lipke (Mgr‚Ed)‚+
Boats with an Open Mind : Seventy-Five Unconventional Designs …Philip C. Bolger
Boatworks : Sailboat Maintenance‚ Repair‚ and Improvement … — Sail Magazine (Ed)
Bolger Boats : Combining Small Boats and The folding Schooner‚ …Philip C. Bolger
Box Boats : How Container Ships Changed the WorldBrian J. Cudahy
Brightwork : The Art of Finishing WoodRebecca J. Wittman
Build It Yourself the Glen L WayGlen L. Witt
Build Your Own BoatIan Nicolson
Building a Fiberglass BoatArthur Edmunds
Building A Foam Core BoatRon Palmer
Building Catherine : A 14 Foot Pulling Boat in the Whitehall TraditionRichard Kolin
Building of Boats‚ TheDouglas Hextall Chedzey Phillips-Birt
Building Small BoatsGreg Rössel
Building Strip-Planked BoatsNick Schade
Building your First Wooden BoatGeorge W. Barnes
Cold-Moulded & Strip-Planked Wood BoatbuildingIan Nicolson
Comfort in the Cruising YachtIan Nicolson
Commissioning & DecommissioningPractical Sailor Library
Complete Guide to Metal Boats‚ The — Bruce Roberts-Goodson
Concrete BoatbuildingGainor W. Jackson
Covering Wooden Boats with Fiberglass — Allan H. Vaitses
Designer & Client : Eight Boat Design Commissions‚ … Kayak to CruiserAntonio Dias
Details of Classic Boat ConstructionLarry Pardey
Different BoatsPhilip C. Bolger
Different Waterfronts : Stories from the Wooden Boat RevivalPeter H. Spectre
Dinghies and DaysailersButch & Rita Wilcox
Epoxy System Technical ManualGlen-L
Evolution of Modern Sailboat DesignGougeon+
Ferro-cement : Design‚ Techniques‚ and ApplicationBruce Bingham
Fine Boat Finishes for Wood and Fiberglass BoatsPaul & Marya Butler
Fine Yacht Finishes for Wood and Fiberglass BoatsPaul & Marya Butler
Folding Schooner : And Other Adventures in Boat Design‚ ThePhilip C. Bolger
Fourth Book of Good BoatsRoger C. Taylor
Free energy afloatNan Jeffrey
From Boats to Board Feet : The Wilson Family of the Pacific CoastEmily M. Wilson
Glen L Book of Boat DesignsGlen L Marine Designs
Gougeon Brothers on Boat ConstructionMeade Gougeon
Great Canoes‚ The : Reviving A Northwest Coast TraditionDavid Neel
Guidance on Inspection‚ Repair‚ and Maintenance of Wooden Hulls NVIC 7-95 USCG
How Boat Things Work : An Illustrated GuideCharlie Wing
How to Build A Ferro-Cement BoatJohn Samson
How To Build a Wooden BoatDavid C. McIntosh
How to Build An Indian CanoeGeorge S. Fichter
How to Build Boat TrailersGlen L. Witt
How to Build Wooden Boats : With 16 Small-boat DesignsEdwin Monk
How to Design A BoatJohn Teale
How to Fiberglass Boats — Ken Hankinson
How To Paint Your BoatNigel Clegg
Illustrated Sail & Rig TuningIvar Dedekam
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Innovative Yacht : Ideas for Modern CruisingAndrew Simpson
Instant Boatbuilding With Dynamite PaysonHarold H. Payson
Laminated Wood Boatbuilding‚ TheHub Miller
Lofting — Allan Vaitses
Metal Boats : A Practical Guide for Building or Buying …Ken Scott
Modeller's Guide to Hull ConstructionA. Richard Mansir
Modern Boat BuildingEdwin Monk
Motor Boat Building (1946)Charles F. Chapman (Ed)
New Cold-Molded Boatbuilding‚ The : From Lofting to LaunchingReuel B. Parker
Osmosis & Glassfibre Yacht ConstructionTony Staton-Bevan
Osmosis and the Care & Repair of Glassfibre YachtsTony Staton-Bevan
Outboard Boats You Can BuildWilliam Atkin
Practical Ferro-Cement Boatbuilding — Jay R. Benford & Herman Husen
Sailboat Hull and Deck RepairDon Casey
Sailboat RefinishingDon Casey
Sail's Things That Work : More then 100 Sea-Tested Improvements for your BoatSail
Seaworthy Offshore Sailboat‚ The : A Guide … Features‚ Gear‚ …John Vigor
Sensible Cruising: The Thoreau Approach : A Philosophic and Practical…Don Casey
Small Craft Advisory : A Book About the Building of A BoatLouis D. Rubin
Small Steel CraftIan Nicolson
Steel Away : A Guidebook to the World of Steel SailboatsLeCain W. Smith & Sheila Moir
Steel Boatbuilding GuideGlen-L
Stitch & Glue ManualGlen-L
Stitch-and-Glue Boatbuilding : How to Build Kayaks and … BoatsChris Kulczycki
Strength of Aluminum vs Strength of SteelKasten
Strip-built Sea Kayak : Three Rugged‚ Beautiful Boats You Can BuildNick Schade
Thirty Wooden Boats : A Second Catalog of Building PlansWooden Boat Magazine
Treatise on Masting Ships & Mast MakingJohn Fincham
Under Sail : Equipment for the Serious SailorTony Meisel (Ed)
Understanding Boat DesignEdward S. Brewer
Why Didn't I Thank of ThatJohn & Susan Roberts
Willits Brothers and Their Canoes‚ ThePatrick F. Chapman
Wooden Boat DesignsChristian Nielsen
Wooden Boat Renovation : New Life … Using Modern MethodsJim Trefethen
Wooden Boat Repair ManualJohn Scarlett
Wooden Boats : In Pursuit of the Perfect Craft …Michael Ruhlman
Wooden Ship : the building of a wooden Sailing vessel in 1870Jan Adkins
World Cruising Essentials : The Boats‚ Gear‚ and Practices …Jimmy Cornell
Yacht Designing and PlanningHoward I. Chapelle
Your Boat's Electrical SystemConrad Miller & E. S. Maloney
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The Anchor — Anchors Aweigh Academy
WoodenBoat — WoodenBoat Publications
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2 – BOAT BUILDING & REFITTING: (Incl. DO-IT-YOURSELF Boat Building & Refitting).
2.1 – Boat Designing Schools.
2.2 – Boat Designers: (Naval Architects, Boat Plans, Kits, etc).
2.3 – Statutes & Standards.
2.3.1 – Laws by Country.
2.3.1.^ – Laws: Canada.
2.3.1.^ – Laws: United Kingdom.
2.3.1.^ – Laws: United States.
2.3.2 – Industry Standards.
2.3.2.1 – International Maritime Organization (IMO).
2.3.2.2 – International Standards Organization (ISO).
2.3.2.3 – American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC).
2.3.2.4 – National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
2.3.3 – Classification Societies.
2.3.3.1 – Lloyd’s Register.
2.3.3.2 – American Bureau of Shipping.
2.4 – Boat Building Tools & Equipment: (Vendors, Specs, Manuals, Recalls, etc).
2.5 – Boat Materials: (Vendors, Specs, Manuals, Recalls, etc).
2.5.1 – Wood: (Carvel, Clinker/Lapstrake, Veneer/Plywood, Cold Molded, etc).
2.5.2 – Metal: Iron, Steel, Aluminum, Copper, etc.
2.5.3 – Ferrocement.
2.5.4 – FRP Composites: Fiberglass, Carbon Fiber, etc..
2.6 – Boat Equipment: (Vendors, Specs, Manuals, Reviews, Recalls, etc).
2.6.1 – Steering & Thrusters.
2.6.2 – Stabilizers & Trim Plates.
2.6.3 – Dewatering Devices: (Bailers, Bilge Pumps, etc).
2.6.4 – Galvanic Corrosion Protection.
2.6.5 – Hull Penetrations & Openings: (Thru-Hulls, Scuttles, Skylights, Hatches, etc).
2.6.6 – Deck Hardware & Equipment.
2.6.6.1 – Ground Tackle.
2.6.6.2 – Commercial Fishing Gear.
2.6.7 – Rigging: (Rig Types, Standing Rigging, Running Rigging, Vendors, Riggers, etc).
2.6.7.1 – Sails: (Sail Types, Aerodynamics, Vendors, Sailmakers, etc).
2.6.8 – Propulsion Machinery: (Types, Configurations, Features, Control Systems, etc).
2.6.8.1 – Engines: (Manufacturers, Marinizers, Resellers, etc).
2.6.8.2 – Engine-to-Marine Gear Interfaces: (SAE Specs, Damper Plates, Jackshafts, etc).
2.6.8.3 – Marine Gears: (Reversing, Reduction; Mechanical, Hydraulic).
2.6.8.4 – Shafting: (Propshafts, Couplings, Seals, Bearings, Struts, Keys, Nuts, etc).
2.6.8.5 – Propellers.
2.6.9 – Electrical Systems: DC & AC: (Direct Current, Alternating Current, etc).
2.6.9.1 – Auxiliary Generators.
2.6.9.2 – DC-to-AC Invertors.
2.6.10 – Navigation & Communication Systems.
2.6.11 – Safety Equipment: (Life Rafts, PFDs, Firefighting Eq., Alarms, Medical Kits, etc).
2.6.12 – Domestic Systems.
2.6.12.1 – LPG Systems.
2.6.12.2 – Cabin Heating & Cooling.
2.6.12.3 – Galley Appliances: (Refrigeration, Galley Stoves, LPG/CNG Systems).
2.6.12.4 – Water & Waste Systems.
2.6.12.5 – Trash Disposal.
2.6.12.6 – Furnishings: (Cabinetry, furniture, Coverings, Entertainment, Weather, etc).
2.6.13 – Personal Equipment.
2.6.13.^ – Diving: (Commercial & Sport).
2.6.13.^ – Fishing: (Sport).
2.6.13.^ – Racing: (Sail, Offshore Power, Powerboat, Hydroplane, etc).
2.6.13.^ – Sailing: (Foul Weather Gear, Safety Harnesses, etc).
2.6.13.^ – Watersports: (Surfing, Skiing, Boarding, Tubing, etc).
2.6.14 – Tenders.
2.6.15 – Boat Trailers.
2.7 – Marine Suppliers by Country.
2.7.^ – Marine Suppliers: Canada.
2.7.^ – Marine Suppliers: United Kingdom.
2.7.^ – Marine Suppliers: United States.
2.8 – Boat Building & Refitting Schools.
2.9 – Boat Builders: A∼Z and Vessel Types.
2.10 – Boat Builders by Country.
2.10.^ – Boat Builders: Canada.
2.10.^ – Boat Builders: United Kingdom.
2.10.^ – Boat Builders: United States.
2.10.^.^ – Boat Builders by US MIC.
2.11 – Boat Refitters by Country: (Shipyards, Boatyards, Riggers, Repair Shops, etc).
2.11.^ – Boat Refitters: Canada.
2.11.^ – Boat Refitters: United Kingdom.
2.11.^ – Boat Refitters: United States.
2.12 – Do-It-Yourself Boat Building & Refitting: (Including: Troubleshooting & Repair).

15 – DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY):
15.1 – DIY Boat Building & Refitting: (Including: Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Repair).
15.2 – DIY Private Boat Sales: (Buyers & Sellers).
15.3 – DIY Boat Inspections: (Pre-Survey, Pre-Purchase, Pre-Sale, Pre-Voyage, Sea Trials, etc).
15.4 – DIY Schools & Classes: (Boat Building, Refitting, Inspecting, Troubleshooting, Repair, etc).

15.1 – DIY: Boat Building & Refitting (Including: Troubleshooting & Repair).
15.1.1 – DIY: Fundamentals.
15.1.1.1 – DIY: Tools: Usage, Safety, etc.
15.1.1.2 – DIY: Deterioration (Rot, Corrosion, Fatigue, etc).
15.1.1.3 – DIY: Troubleshooting, Failure Analysis, etc.
15.1.2 – DIY: Vessel Structure.
15.1.2.1 – DIY: Hull & Deck.
15.1.3 – DIY: Boat Equipment.
15.1.3.1 – DIY: Steering & Thrusters (Mechanical, Hydraulic, etc).
15.1.3.2 – DIY: Stabilizers & Trim Plates.
15.1.3.3 – DIY: Dewatering Devices.
15.1.3.4 – DIY: Galvanic Corrosion Protection.
15.1.3.5 – DIY: Hull Penetrations & Openings (Thru-Hulls, Scuttles, Skylights, Hatches, etc).
15.1.3.6 – DIY: Deck Hardware & Equipment.
15.1.3.6.1 – DIY: Ground Tackle (Anchors, Rode, Windlass, etc).
15.1.3.6.2 – DIY: Commercial Fishing Gear.
15.1.3.7 – DIY: Rigging.
15.1.3.7.1 – DIY: Sails.
15.1.3.8 – DIY: Propulsion Machinery (Control Systems, etc).
15.1.3.8.1 – DIY: Engines (Troubleshooting, Repair, Rebuilding vs Repowering, etc).
15.1.3.8.1.1 – DIY: Engine Mechanical (Pistons, Rods, Crankshafts, Blocks, Heads, Valves, etc).
15.1.3.8.1.2 – DIY: Engine Lubrication (Splash, Forced, Oil, Filtration, Additives, Oil Analysis, etc).
15.1.3.8.1.3 – DIY: Engine Fuel (Petrol/Gasoline, Diesel, CNG, etc).
15.1.3.8.1.4 – DIY: Engine Electrical (Starting, Charging, Instrumentation, etc).
15.1.3.8.1.5 – DIY: Engine Cooling (Air, Raw Water, Fresh Water, etc).
15.1.3.8.1.6 – DIY: Engine Exhaust (Dry, Wet, etc).
15.1.3.8.1.7 – DIY: Engine Mounting (Hard, Soft, etc).
15.1.3.8.2 – DIY: Engine-to-Marine Gear Interfaces (Adapters, Dampers, Jackshafts, etc).
15.1.3.8.3 – DIY: Marine Gears (Inboards, Inboard-Outboards, Outboards, Sail Drives, Pods, etc).
15.1.3.8.4 – DIY: Shafting (Shafts, Couplings, Joints, Thrust Bearings, Seals, Cutlass, Struts, etc).
15.1.3.8.5 – DIY: Propellers.
15.1.3.9 – DIY: Electrical Systems.
15.1.3.9.1 – DIY: Direct Current.
15.1.3.9.2 – DIY: Alternating Current.
15.1.3.9.3 – DIY: Auxiliary Generators.
15.1.3.9.4 – DIY: DC to AC Inverters.
15.1.3.10 – DIY: Nav & Comm Systems (Lights, Compass, GPS, Radar, VHF, Flares, EPIRB, etc).
15.1.3.11 – DIY: Safety Equipment (Life Rafts, PFDs, Firefighting Eq., Alarms, Medical Kits, etc).
15.1.3.12 – DIY: Domestic Systems.
15.1.3.12.1 – DIY: LPG systems.
15.1.3.12.2 – DIY: Cabin Heating & Cooling.
15.1.3.12.3 – DIY: Galley Appliances.
15.1.3.12.4 – DIY: Water & Waste Systems.
15.1.3.12.5 – DIY: Trash Disposal.
15.1.3.12.6 – DIY: Furnishings (Cabinetry, furniture, Coverings, Entertainment, Weather, etc).
15.1.3.13 – DIY: Personal Equipment (Diving, Fishing, Sailing, Racing, Watersports, etc).
15.1.3.14 – DIY: Tenders.
15.1.3.15 – DIY: Boat Trailers.
NOTE: This section (15.1) is being consolidated into section 2 – Boat Building & Refitting.

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16.4 – Product Documentation: (SpecSheets, Installation Drawings, Manuals, Parts Books, etc).
16.5 – Videos: (How-to-Tutorials, Documentaries, Travelogues, etc).
16.6 – Websites: (w/Links).


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