Fishing Boat Construction

Fishing Boat Construction

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The publication is intended to provide the reader with a sound basic knowledge of ferrocement and its potential and limitations in boatbuilding. It is assumed that those people using this document are already familiar with the construction of small fishing boats. The sections cover all stages of building a small ferrocement fishing craft from design and lofting requirements and techniques, to repairs and the preparation and painting of a ferrocement hull. Information is presented on site, workshop, equipment, tools and launching systems; materials used in construction; testing and practice of construction materials; construction of a ferrocement hull; repairs and joints in ferrocement; preparing and painting a ferrocement hull; the requirements specific to ferrocement boat construction and ferrocement/timber fitting out; and guidelines available for building a boat to classification standards. The annex contains costings, and drawings of a 12.8 m ferrocement trawler built in India with FAO technical assistance; general arrangement, hull construction, lines plans, frames, and superstructure are covered.Building a sawn-frame fishing boat John F. Fyson, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ... various joinery detail, such as window construction, etc., engine room arrangement, piping diagrams showing the layout of plumbing, wiring diagrams for the electrical installation, etc. ... sufficient length of floor is not available to draw the complete lines then the drawing can be made in two parts.

Title:Fishing Boat Construction
Author:John F. Fyson, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher:Food & Agriculture Org. - 1988


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