As Phyllis and I think about what our next boat might look like, one of the primary decisions is hull material.
We have several chapters in this Online Book about the characteristics of the four general available options, steel, aluminum, wood and fibreglass (see Further Reading below), but that still leaves the question: Which is best, not just for Phyllis and me, but for you, too?
As usual, the answer is the oh so annoying: it depends on what we plan to do with the boat.
But what I can say, is that there are two materials that are pretty easy for Phyllis and me to drop from the hull materials prospect list. So let's start with that, and then move on to the two left standing to pick a winner.
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