When making sailing boat plans, such as building or purchasing a new boat, people need to consider the time and money that is required to keep that boat in good working order. If the person has been around sailing boats all of his life and is good at fixing things himself, then he will spend less money on the boat, but will spend more time on it fixing things. If the person is not good at fixing things, then he will have to be ready to spend more money in getting the boat ready for winter when it will be stored, and also ready for summer when it will be used again. In addition, if the person is thinking about purchasing a wooden sailing boat, then he will need to be ready to spend extra time and money, over and above other types of sailing vessels, because wood takes much more care in order to keep it from rotting or cracking.
Watch Beauty and Work Of A Wooden Sailing Boat
Wooden sailing boats look extremely beautiful. They have so many different options in what to do with the wood, such as painting it or staining it in different colors and patterns. These wooden sailing boats are eye catching and are sure to stand out in a crowd of boats since they are relatively rare to see out on the water.
There is good reason that these wooden sailing boats are rarer to see. The first reason is that a wooden sailing boat is often more pricy than the other types of boats that are made from man-made materials such as fiberglass. The wooden sailing boats are often hand crafted so that much more care and unique flavor is added to the design of the boat.
Another reason that the wooden sailing boats are rarer to see is because they take so much more maintenance to care for them. With other types of sailing boats, the deck and cabin can be rinsed with sea water and they can be in good condition again with relatively little work. With a wooden sailing boat, the cabin and deck has to be scrubbed and oiled to keep it in good condition. In addition, if the wooden sailing boat is kept in fresh water conditions rather than salt water, it is even more prone to rotting, which requires even more attention to detail. Thus, wooden sailing boats cost more in time and money than other boats which makes them rarer to see in the water today.