In any kind of off the grid life,DIY boats will be a central part of the survival plan, even if you aren’t directly on the water. This is because no matter what happens, rivers will remain a great highway of transportation for many.
If you plan on living off the grid on in any remote area that has access to water, owning your own boat is a must-have. In addition, making sure that your boat is safe and secure can go from being a nice extra to being a necessity when you live in a remote area where your boat is your primary mode of transportation. That is why it is important to know not only the basics that go into the making of a boat whether you make it yourself or not, but also how to repair it and keep it secure.
A boat that is not secure or not water tight because of weathering can be a true liability to anyone looking to survive in a remote location.
A good place to start would be with the basic ship guide to get the basics of how a ship or boat works. Even if you never build a boat yourself, you may need to jury-rig a DIY boat setup at some point, especially if you find yourself in the middle of an emergency where a boat that is not completely seaworthy is your only mode of escape. Familiarity with the workings could make the difference.
If you are a more experienced DIY person, then you will find out detailed plans for making your own boat shelter to be indispensible for any remote location that is on the water or near it.
Information in this section includes:
- Launching and Docking
- Basic Formulas and Statistics
This guide shows do-it-yourself builders how to construct a sturdy, permanent boat shelter from scratch by providing diagrams, measurements, and suggestions for the best materials.
Gain a better understanding into the basics of how ships function, why certain designs are necessary and for what purposes, and the theory of building a ship.