What is a wooden boat?

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

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