Why is a Boat Hull Important?
Blog / 07/15/2012

Why is a Boat Hull Important?   A boat hull is important because.. When you are asked this question, you naturally would have the reply at your finger tips. It is definitely important because it forms the main part of the body of the boat. There could be no boat without a hull. The hull is the watertight body of a ship or a boat. There are various types of hulls to suit the type of boat or ship. The hulls are made from different material like wood, steel, aluminum, and fiber glass. The hull plays a major role in the making of a perfect boat or ship. If your hull is perfectly designed to match the purpose of the vessel, there is nothing else that can make your boat perform faster and better. Whatever the design of the sail and the other parts may be, if the hull is not built to perfection and accuracy, there are wide chances of you ending up in trouble in the middle of the sea or the river. It is highly recommended to use ‘V’ shaped hulls when venturing into the sea or rough waters. The ‘V’ shaped hull has the ability to…

A Great Boat Plan Helps Build The Perfect Boat
Blog / 07/12/2012

A Great Boat Plan Helps Build The Perfect Boat Whether you dream of spending time fly-fishing, snorkeling or just rekindling your passion for nature, a 12′ Garvey Flex boat offers you a great opportunity to experience the beauty of the great outdoors with family and friends. This boat is very easy to build. You can ask your family to take it up as a project and work on it together. Boat building is a great way to develop long lasting relationships and of course to share beautiful moments together. Your will learn from one and someone will learn something from you. This boat is very light that you can even load it on top of your car and carry it where ever you go. Sometimes it fits perfectly well on the back of a truck. It is very easy to handle on water and it’s perfect as it is compact and can be carried for a weekend break. You need the passions and yes brains as well to work on this and if as a family you work on it, you will have lots of fun and will enjoy every second of the boat building. When it comes to the…

Advice on Buying a New or Used Boat
Blog / 07/11/2012

Advice on Buying a New or Used Boat   A boat creates or provides great recreational and learning experiences. You need to first make up your mind on what you want. Do you want a small boat or a big one? Do you want something that carries 2 people or more? A lot has to be put into consideration before purchasing a boat and you need to know approximately how much a boat would cost? Knowing nothing will result in you either getting cheated or in buying the wrong one. Developments in engine efficiency, sport jet boats and inflatable boats are making boating both easier and more economical. If you attend boat shows then you could have an idea of what to buy. Do not buy anything for the first time. Just take a look around and gather enough information about different boats and the various features of these boats that are present in the market. Get your self some brochures while you are looking around, which will be of great help. Decide whether you need this boat for fishing, skiing, tubing or cruising. Will you be using the boat in salt water? Do you plan on trailing your boat?…

Aluminum Boat Building – Why Choose This?
Blog / 07/10/2012

Aluminum Boat Building – Why Choose This?   Aluminum boat building is becoming more popular and for many is the ideal substance to design your dream boat. The reason behind this is the very light weight and the extensive durability of the metal. For the commencement of airplanes, aluminum has been the first choice and now mostly all aircrafts and civil and military crafts are made from aluminum. It’s always better to choose aluminum over fiber glass or even wood or any other material for making a boat. Building a boat is not enough, you should be able to use it for a long time and it should be strong. Aluminum is ideal as it gives lightness and a very high durability to your boat. Long life and cost-effective gain are other reasons why aluminum is better. It is a soft material and is very easy to work with. It will also save you hours of hard work. If a boat is built with wood it will cost you more than an aluminum boat. Fiber glass boats are very expensive as the building and molding cost is very high. Whereas building aluminum boats are extremely desirable and reasonable. Its flexibility…

What is 3D Boat Design Software?
Blog / 07/08/2012

What is 3D Boat Design Software?   Software is that which we could get very easily nowadays with the internet right at our doorsteps. You name the software and the internet has it. Most of the software is free and there is some paid software too. Every one spends their time downloading software of various programs and music and other educational software etc. In line with this one comes across the 3D software that helps you to design boats. Boats, what’s this about? Why should one look for software to design boats? That’s meant for the boat manufacturers. One would think, but then, when the software is easily available on the net, why can’t anyone see what it is like? Yes, it is very interesting because it is a highly inventive and very user friendly computer software application that gives you a complete idea of building boats. Many boat building professionals have considered this software a bolt from the blue and an answer to their problematic software they had to deal with earlier. With the software they are able to design their own custom boats easily with all the flexibility and accuracy required. The professionals have benefited quite a lot…

3D Boat Design Software is Here
Blog / 07/06/2012

3D Boat Design Software is Here   Boating is an exciting adventure but you need to be extremely careful because boating means water and water means danger. What danger, you may think. Though you are a great swimmer accidents do happen. For that matter, all accidents are due to carelessness, so don’t feel upset accidents occur everywhere. Being careful is our responsibility. Seeking adventure is our joy. Are you crazy on designing your 3D dream boat or yacht? Don’t worry, help is at hand. You have all the software that you would ever need for this purpose. You sure would find an inexpensive and very simple idea through this software. The step by step process is very easy with the high performance software that gives you an increased freehand in modeling lines, allows you to build the most complex shapes and what’s more, all this can be done with the software that is provided for a small sum of money that you pay only once. The 3D boat designs are very useful and user friendly. With constant use you can gain many advantages and enjoy its flexibility too. You can stay updated with all the software availability right into your…

3D Boat Design Software is the Way of the Future
Blog / 07/05/2012

3D Boat Design Software is the Way of the Future   Life today is not what it was yesterday. With the passing of each new day one experiences a lot of changes and developments. People who had been alive yesterday are no more today, likewise technology that had been introduced earlier has slowly become defunct in time. That is the same with the boat building industry as well. Some thousands of years ago the chief occupation of the people was fishing. Everyone used to go into the sea and the ocean and rivers and lakes to fish. So surely there had been boats in those years, or at least some thing that resembled and did the work of a boat. Gradually technology began to take a change and people started to gain more and more knowledge about boat building and wood was cut and shaped into proper hulls and boats were made for use. This wood got replaced by metal like aluminum and steel and then to glass and fiber. Well now we have found that aluminum is a very easy metal to use in boat building, but how should one build a perfect boat? For instance, you are a…

3D Design Software is Now an Essential Plan for Boat Building
Blog / 07/05/2012

3D Design Software is Now an Essential Plan for Boat Building   Boat builders for many years have been having difficulty in building boats using 2D plans. With this a great deal of attention was required by the builder to check if the specifications of the boat were correct. They had to do a scrupulous reading of the measurements and then cross check the same with overhead views and the like. Even with all these precautions, the final product was not obtained most of the time. It surely was a very time consuming job. But over the years the ship or boat building process has become more multifaceted and the technology too has developed much. Since the use of boats has been there for thousands of years ago, boats were built and used. It does not mean that you can’t build a boat without using software, you can but with some difficulty. But the question today is, why should you go through all this trouble and turmoil to build a boat, when you have the new 3D design software that enables you to quicken the process threefold? If you are left with two options like difficult and easy, surely you…

5 Tips for a Great Yacht Design
Blog / 07/04/2012

5 Tips for a Great Yacht Design   Designing a great yacht is nothing. It only involves a bit of skill and much effort. If this is present anyone can build a yacht. All you need is a little imagination and a strong willpower. If you are planning to design a yacht you will surely want a true to life design for your yacht. So here are a few tips to arrive at the best results. The first step is to know what weight you are expecting your yacht to be. There are various weights for each yacht. So this has to be determined in the beginning. Secondly you need to have mechanical pencils to design your yacht. Not all pencils would help in drawing these designs since this is an engineering stint that you are attempting. The next step would be to get the design that you need. There are many designs available on the internet and also in magazines and manuals. Refer all of them before choosing the best that suits your needs. You can either go in for a flat bottom or a ‘V’ bottom. If you need something with a slower speed, then you can go…

5 Tips to Build the Perfect Boat Hull
Blog / 07/03/2012

5 Tips to Build the Perfect Boat Hull   You would agree that the main part of a boat is its hull. If the hull is weak then the whole boat would break up like a pack of cards. So it should be designed with utmost care and accuracy. Hulls are build using different material like wood, steel, aluminum or even fiber glass. So while designing the hull perfect care should be taken and a set of rules should be followed. The first and foremost point is to consider the weight of the hull. It should be just enough for the boat to be dipped inside the water and its stability should be ensured. Whatever the boat you design, the hull has to be designed to suit the type. For instance if you are designing a racer boat then you need a different type of hull with all the accuracy required. You need to check whether the measure of rate is capable of allowing the cross sectional area of the ship to change accordingly. In the event of you planning to build a fiber glass hull, then the process is a complete change. You have to use a completely molded…