This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to building, rigging, and sailing model sailing yachts and boats. Written in clear, simple language and full of helpful illustrations and detailed diagrams, this book is ideal for the novice model builder, and will be of considerable utility to those with a practical interest in building model boats. The chapters of this book include: “Plant and Construction”, “Tools and Appliances”, “Materials”, “Preparing Working Drawings from Designs”, “The Block and Vertical Section Methods”, “The Water Line Method”, “The Built Model”, “Keel, Deck, Stem, and Sternpost”, “Painting, Bronzing, and Varnishing”, etcetera. Many antiquarian books such as this are increasingly hard to come by and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on model building.