Model Ship Building
Bertan 23 - Our boats Chapter 11: Construction types. Clinker and carvel building
Clinker-building. Because the strakes of the hull overlap, they can be thinner, giving a lighter vessel. Moreover, green or recently felled timber can be used. However, the relief on of the hull causes turbulence during sailing, with a characteristic noise; as well as affecting the hydrodynamics, the sound can betray the vessel’s presence to potential prey, such as whales.