'This book is translated from the original French according to the second edition in Rotterdam Netherlands and the first edition in Bulletin des Amis du vieux Hue No. 4, October 12, 1942. This study includes more than 200 printed pages, 227 illustrations, two large maps and a summary table with more than 200 notes. The issue of immigration and cultural movement at sea has prompted scientists to study the types of boats along with their history in geographical correlations. The main contents of the book include: Historical and language data; Shapes of the hull; Boat building techniques; Paddle and methods of use; Steering wheel and its position; Sail and accessories included; Special boats.