Learn the stages necessary to successfully design and model the most versatile and widely used types of hull construction. Over 180 striking color photos detail completed models and construction stages. Over 40 line drawings provide detailed plans and renderings necessary to successfully complete a high quality model. The detailed text explains how to read marine drawings and how to undertake each step to successful modeling. The structural elements and measurements of boat hulls are discussed and all the tools and techniques needed are covered. The authors also explore both bulkhead and lift building theory. For inspiration, this book provides a gallery of finished models, including Coronados, cruisers, and trawlers. This book will prove its worth to experienced modelers everywhere.