How to Build a Boat (Library Binding)

A Father, His Daughter, and the Unsailed Sea

By Jonathan Gornall

Center Point, 9781643583204, 500pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/6/2019)
Hardcover (5/7/2019)
Compact Disc (5/7/2019)

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Once an essential skill, the ability to build a clinker boat, first innovated by the Vikings, can seem incomprehensible today. Yet it was the clinker, with its overlapping planks, that afforded us access to the oceans, and its construction has become a lost art that calls to the do-it-yourselfer in all of us. John Gornall heard the call.