Free Boat Building E-Books, Reports and Articles

Following are a free electronic library that will assist you in deciding which boat to build, and to fill you in on the various techniques to build it, and to assist you with some of the other requirements of homebuilt boats. Please enjoy.

Free Boat Building E-Books

Free Boat Building Articles

Choosing the Best Easy-to-build Small Boat Design

Home Plywood Boatbuilding - Stitch and Glue or Ply on Frame?

Worried You Don't Have the Skills to Build a Boat?

Home Boat Building - Lofting or Full Sized Plans?

Why You Should Build a Dory

Can You Really Build a Boat for $50?

Home Building a Fishing Boat

The Truth About Free Boat Plans On The Internet

Free Boat Building Reports

Registering Your
Homebuilt Boat

Outboard Power for
Homebuilt Boats

Homebuilt Boat

Scarfing Lumber for
Boat Building

Bending Longitudinal
Framing Elements


U.S. Coast Guard Publications

Safety Standards for
Backyard Boatbuilders

USCG Auxiliary
Seamanship Study Guide

Rules of the Road
Quick Reference

Safety Requirements


Boatbuilding Information

Naval Architect and Boat Designer Jeff Spira

I believe in offering you all the information you need to learn more about how to build a boat. That's why I offer these free videos, free ebooks, and free reports. You should know before you go. Just email me if I can answer any questions on boatbuilding.



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