An essencial reference book for the carpentry enthusiast wishing to embark on a maritime challenge. Clinker-planked boats are a romantic and traditional sight on the water. Their lightness, strenght and beauty eam them a favoured place on waterways and seas across the world. This new book gives practical instructions on hoe to build clinker boats and celebrates their proud history. Written by a passionate sailor and boat builder, it combines the joys of carpentry with the sense of accomplishment of sailing your very own craft.