This vintage book is a detailed guide to designing and building 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: “Designing”, “Drawing the Lines”, “Construction”, “Finishing”, “Masting and Rigging”, “Rigging a Model Cutter”, “Yawls, Schooners and Luggers”, “Sailing”, “The Block Model”, “Centre Board Models”, “Models of Ships and Steamers”, “Hints on Designing”, “Cruising”, “Racing Yachts”, 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.