Naval Architecture & Ship Design for Marine Engineers

Whether you are preparing for your marine certifications, or simply interested to learn more about how boats are designed and built, find a source that meets your needs. Explore topics of ship building and design, including how oil tankers float, what types of rudders are used on various ships, how a submarine works and much more.

Viking Ship Designs

The Vikings sailed to many parts of Europe in their long ships, initially powered by numerous rowers and augmented later with a single square sail. Their ships were invariably clinker built, being conceived and designed in the shipwrights mind with little detail being committed to paper in drawings.