Tips and tricks from the pros on everything from choosing materials to prepping surfaces. articles 1-22 out of 22 displayed.. Glossary of terms used in boatbuilding and boating. boat speak terms we use to describe our designs. this glossary was originally published in our webletters.. Fundamentals of boatbuilding the theory and practice of classical boatbuilding. greg rössel—june 4–17, september 3–16; wade smith—june 18–july 1.