Information Available on the internet about boat building, Aluminum, and Boat stuff.
Use these links to expand your knowledge. The order is random, placed as links have been found. Happy sailing!
40 year old aluminum sailboat: http://www.morganscloud.com/2012/07/01one-tough-old-aluminum-boat/
Pros and Cons of aluminum boats: https://improvesailing.com/questions/pros-and-cons-of-aluminum-sailboat
Aluminum for boats: http://www.kastenmarine.com/aluminum.htm
Aluminum vs. Steel: http://www.kastenmarine.com/alumVSsteel.htm
Benefits of a Pilot House: https://www.oceannavigator.com/benefits-of-a-pilothouse-boat/#:~:text=The%20pilothouse%20provided%20a%20great,when%20the%20spray%20started%20flying.
Charles Wittholz, A Drawn Out Nautical Dream, https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/1987/01/09/a-drawn-out-nautical-dream/bb7baa7e-c26a-4756-9c0f-0acadd64185c/
Elements of the Perfect Cruising Boat https://www.soundingsonline.com/boat-shop/essential-elements-of-the-perfect-cruising-boat