The hulls of modern yachts and sailboat models are plank-on-frame construction, they are faired and subsequently coated with an epoxy-resin.
Above: 1:20 scale Fairline Phantom 48' mahogany model hull under construction. Sometimes quality ply-woods are used to help maintain symmetry when shaping the upper-structure.
Shown directly above is an Oyster 82' model under construction while almost ready to be painted. The image below shows the completed hull of a Cigarette Marauder model.
Shown below is the freshly painted hull of a Canadian Sailcraft 36 Traditional sailboat model. Some detail such as the helm has already made its way onto the model.
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