Grab bag of facts and commentary about alternative hull materials and structures. Contains excerpts from hard-to-find bulletin board and newsgroup postings, as well as links to useful sites and vendor pages.
An epoxy curing agent which, by itself, can barrier-coat and protect aluminum boat hulls. Seals leaky seams and rivets. Boat should be painted after cure to avoid UV deterioration.
One of the best resources on the web for familiarizing yourself with sailboat building techniques and materials. Includes a forum on tools and equipment, as well as several others on the boat design.
Two articles on corrosion in steel and aluminum boats, one for the beginner, the second with much more of the scientific detail.
Short readable discussion by a prolific designer of the pros and cons of aluminum, ferro-cement, fiberglass, steel, and several methods of wood boat construction. Also the many answers to the question, "Can this design be converted to another building material?"