Contents

INTRODUCTION DESIGNS

Boats in this publication

  1. 2 m boat
  2. 3 m boat
  3. 4 m boat
  4. 5 m boat FRAMES Frame dimensions Drawing frames in full size Modifying the beam SCANTLINGS

PLANKED CONSTRUCTION

Materials

Transom

Frames

Stem

Building jig

Fixing frames to building jig

Fairing for hog

Bevelling of sides

Cutout for chine

Bolting of chine

Bevelling of chine and hog

Intermediate frames and side planking

Bottom battens and keel

Bottom battens and planking

Caulking planking - rubbing strips

Marking the waterline

Rail

Outboard engine well Floorboards

PLYWOOD CONSTRUCTION Plywood boats - Selection of materials Plywood boats - Timber Plywood boats - Materials Frames

Laminated stem Scarfing battens and hog Scarfing plywood Hog and chine Side and bottom Rail, deck and floorboards EQUIPMENT Mooring bitt and fairlead Oars and mast Sailing rudder Emergency sail Crew shelter

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How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

Lets start by identifying what exactly certain boats are. Sometimes the terminology can get lost on beginners, so well look at some of the most common boats and what theyre called. These boats are exactly what the name implies. They are meant to be used for fishing. Most fishing boats are powered by outboard motors, and many also have a trolling motor mounted on the bow. Bass boats can be made of aluminium or fibreglass.

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