Lays out simply and clearly how to achieve a professional finish on wooden or fiberglass boats--everything from varnishing brightwork to cosmetic hull repairs and painting. With a workmanlike attitude, a modicum of handiness--and this book--you can achieve professional results while saving hundreds of dollars in boatyard bills.
Wooden boats possess a magic that metal and plastic vessels, although useful, cannot match. With their mellow richness of finish and unparalleled craftsmanship, these unique vessels have long inspired passion. The WOODEN BOAT is an eloquently written and exquisitely photographed celebration of this hand-crafted beauty, from the traditional small boat to the elegant speedboat to the magnificent yacht.