The 5th edition of this classic on wood/epoxy boatbuilding was completed in 2005. Decades of experience building with wood and epoxy are compiled in this book. Extensive chapters on lofting, safety, tools and construction methods are described with the aid of hundreds of detailed illustrations and photographs. This edition includes about 20% new and updated material and a revised layout for easier navigation. Used as a textbook in boatbuilding schools. Over 100,000 copies in print.