A wooden boat is a boat where the main structural members and the integrity of the boat is timber based.
A wooden boat may be old with heritage values or of modern design and construction using latest materials and technology. Wooden boat construction can be:
- Planked: eg clinker, carvel, strip
- Sheet: eg plywood
- Fabric: eg wooden frame, fabric cover
- Fastenings: eg metal, treenail, glue
- Coatings: varnish, oil, paint, epoxy, polyurethane