Not an easy review to write. I had expected a catalogue of the collection of plans held in the Smithsonian, but this is a catalogue of models, so it was not what I wanted. However, the book is ... Read More
Boatbuilding; a complete handbook of wooden boat construction
This is one of the classics for traditional wooden boatbuilding "how-to." It shows you in detailed pictures and text how to build a wooden boat and explains why you should do it that way, too. ... Read More
The history of the American sailing Navy : the ships and their development
The late Howard I. Chapelle, a former Smithsonian Curator, knew more about American Sailing vessels than anybody ever has or will. Of the six or seven offerings He presented on the subject of ... Read More
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