Subtitled A How-to Handbook for Builders and Owners it's a practical, hands-on book that also includes detailed photos for making your own whippings. Rigs are shown with drawings as well as color photos.
96 pp., softcover
The Working Guide to Traditional Small-Boat Sails
Holy cow, a whole new vocabulary to learn. Most "How to" books tell the carpentry part or what tools you'll need which most people are familiar with. But this little book will get a sail up and down the Cats Paw dinghy I'm building once I get familiar with the jargon. Oh well, a paragraph at a time. Obviously the first boat I've built.