This vintage book is a complete guide to building, rigging, and sailing self-acting model yachts. With simple, step-by-step instructions and a wealth of useful tips, this profusely illustrated handbook constitutes a must-have for the novice enthusiast, and would make for a fantastic addition collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Principles of Self-Acting Model Yacht Building", "How to make the Hull", "How to Make the Deck Fittings, Rudders, &c.", "How to Make the Sails and Set", "How to Sail and Steer a Model Yacht", "Materials for Model Ships", "Glossary, "Model Yacht Contests on the Sea", "Tables of Model Yacht Regattas", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on building models.