suggested reading?

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by bug, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. bug
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    bug New Member

    I'm interested in building a wood or foam core power boat. I'm would like to know what books would be helpful in learning more about these techniques.
     
  2. TeddyDiver
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    A couple I've been studying lately:
    The Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction by Meade Gougeon
    The Elements of Boat Strength by Dave Gerr
     
  3. Landlubber
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    Also try Nigel Calders " The Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual", the best money you will ever spend if you really do want to build a good boat. His book is the only one i have ever read that I agree with basically everything in it, he really does know where the pointed end is.
     

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    bug New Member

    Thank you for the suggestions.
     
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