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Boatbuilding in the Back Yard By Tom Schmidt
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This book is my personal journal of my boatbuilding project. I hope it will be useful to anyone considering undertaking such a task. I'm not an expert by any stretch of the imagination when it comes... More > to building a boat. I’m strictly an amateur builder with very little experience. I've built a couple small boats when I was younger. I helped my dad and brother build a little runabout and I built a johnboat in my living room one time, but other than that, I have only done routine carpenter and cabinet type work building houses. I do not possess any special skills or education, which makes this task easy for me. I learned a lot about boats in the service where I was a vessel master for the US Army. I got my masters certificate, which qualified me to operate unlimited tonnage open ocean vessels for the military. These are the sum total of my qualifications to try to build a boat. I’m not saying it isn’t a formidable task no matter your qualifications, just that if I can do it, anyone can.< Less
Boatbuilding in the Back Yard (Full Color Edition) By Tom Schmidt
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The Journal of the Molly B is my personal diary of the building of my dream. The building of a boat is a simple idea but in practice is more like a labor of love, which exceeds all expectations. The... More > task is at times an overwhelming undertaking, which is reminiscent of the insignificance one feels in the middle of that vast and seemingly endless expanse of water, called an ocean, you feel so small and so alone. You at times feel as though it’s an impossible task. Without the knowledge or experience, to solve the many problems that arise as you proceed along your course toward the completion of your vessel, you are constantly reminded of your shortcomings. I can assure you, it is not an impossible task! It took me 12 years but the Molly B is finally in the water and fulfilling our dream of living on the water. It's well worth the time and effort but you'll never finish it if you don't get started, you just have to take that first step and go for it.< Less
Attempted Escape From Western Civilisation By Kingsley Cox, Tim Cox
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This book is the tongue-in-cheek (and true) story about the building of a wooden catamaran by two brothers as they attempt to escape the clutches of Western Civilisation by sea. Part carpentry, part... More > oddjob, part philosophy, hopefully part funny, and above all part sailing, the narrative takes you from the early terrors experienced whilst sailing dinghies as children to the high seas twenty years later.< Less
Bolger Boats 2011 By Matthew Long
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Enjoy the eclectic beauty of boats designed by the late Philip C. Bolger all year long in 2011. These photos have been donated by builders, owners and photographers of Bolger boats. This is a... More > non-profit project. ***Check the Lulu.com homepage for the latest discounts and special offers before placing your order!***< Less
SPHS Compass Project By The Telling Room
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An anthology of student writing from South Portland High School's ESL boat-building project.
The Eye of a Needle By Henry Masters
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Autobiography of Wiltshire-born Henry Masters, including his ancestral background, the choice made by his family to join the Unification Movement and take up a dedicated missionary life, and his work... More > to develop a boat-building providence under the guidance of Rev Sun Myung Moon. FULL COLOUR VERSION.< Less
Shaped by Wind & Wave: Musings of a Boat Designer By Dudley Dix
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This eBook is a collection of random writings by a boat designer explaining boat design in layman's terms, explanations of various boatbuilding methods, how to loft the lines of a boat, effects of... More > decisions made about hull shape, how to turn the hull over and many other boating subjects that you will not find in other books about boat design. It includes a chapter on recommendations for sailing around the Cape of Good Hope as well as one recording the only circumnavigation ever done in an open boat.< Less
Shaped by Wind & Wave By Dudley Dix
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This book is a collection of random writings by a boat designer explaining boat design in layman's terms, explanations of various boatbuilding methods, how to loft the lines of a boat, how to turn... More > the hull over and various other boating subjects that you will not find in other books about boat design. It includes a chapter on recommendations for sailing around the Cape of Good Hope and also one about the only circumnavigation ever in an open boat.< Less
Married 3 Kids & 1 Boat: Two Year Sabbatical Onboard a Homebuilt Yacht Across the Atlantic By Katja Giannini
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The true story of a family of five on a two year sabbatical across the Atlantic on a homebuilt sailing yacht.
A Sailing Catamaran Building Adventure By J M Coomer
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Two Books: 'A Sailing Catamaran Building Project' and 'Desalinator or Watermaking'. The same content in one volume. 'Preview' of those books will give more information and page information. The... More > building adventure that many just dream. Scribed are the trials and tribulations of the build process and challenges that arise at the various stages. Reasons are given for many of these decisions which would greatly assist those considering a similar venture. ‘ALTERNATE PREVIEW’ click ‘View this Author's Spotlight’ (left top, under ‘J M COOMER’). In LINKS (upper right), click on ‘Our BOOKS’, even 'COMPARE with AMAZON'.< Less