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Some things you may need if you build a boat yourself-from Daves Boatbuilding Pages

bulletSSCC- Sound Specialy Coatings Corporation- Manufacturer of epoxy, paints, floorings and many other coating products that are environmentally safe and compliant with the clean air act, clean water act and water pollution control act.  
bulletTionna Marine Products Lots of good site still growing....1400 hits in last month building new "KIT BOAT" section. Electric outboard mounts and new things.  
bullet Polysail -  Offers detailed instructions for constructing a polytarp sail as well as a source for a stronger WHITE polytarp material and sailmaking kits.
bulletLighthouse Marine, US Virgin Islands  Lighthouse Marine is the largest full-service marine store in the Caribbean. Lighthouse Marine is packed with new and used marine equipment, plus consignment items. Also available are cruiser-related services such as mail boxes, faxing, yacht management, mooring placement, etc.
bulletShaw & Tenney, Inc. Oars and Paddles
bulletHeat Shield Marine-    NASA Insulation for cruising comfort- also refrigeration applications.
bulletMarine Electronics-  Electronic Instruments and other goodies on this site
bulletNMEA-0183 and GPS Information  "My page deals primarily with GPS and NMEA interfacing ."
bulletBo'sun Supplies, Co-   site for stainless steel and titanium hardware on the Web. They also carry Stainless Anchors and Chain.
bulletDB Marine.   Discount supplier of marine electronics, boating and fishing equipment
bulletFlexable Materials, Incorporated-  veneers, plywoods, and lots of solutions 
bulletBrookside Veneers, ltd.    Veneers,etc.
bulletABC Powermarine -UK They have engines and a complete line of boat parts (Vitus Marine)
bulletRAKA EPOXY AND FIBERGLASS   Marine Epoxies
bulletProgressive Products, Inc. (PPI)  Marine Epoxies
bulletSystem Three Resins, Inc.  Marine Epoxies
bulletHarbor Freight Tools   Tools mail order and via the Net
bulletThe Engine Room, Marine, and Industrial Diesel and Gas engine and generator sales and service                       
bulletC. G. Edwards & Co., Inc.Ship Chandlery, Marine Hardware, Marine Coatings, and more
bulletTry Annapolis Performance Sailing. Good prices on gudgeons and pintles
bullet The World of Ferroboats- about the history, building and buying of Ferro-cement boats