This vintage book is a detailed guide to the designing and building of model yachts, being a treatise on the construction, rigging, and racing of model yachts, ships and steamers. Comprehensive and profusely illustrated, this volume is highly recommended for serious model boat enthusiasts, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “How to Build a Sharpie Hull; Setting up the Moulds and Erecting the Framework”, “Planking up the Sharpie Hull and Finishing it off”, “Marking and Cutting out the Wood for A 36 inch Round-bottomed Hull”, “Gluing up the Hull and Making the Keel”, “Carving and Finishing the Hull”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on model building.