Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

A step-by-step guide to building a traditional double-ended timber fishing craft of Khmer (Cambodian) design.

Category Regional Best Practices

An international boat building consultant who conducted a safety at sea assessment for Cambodia identified that the traditional 12 m wooden vessel typically used in Cambodia for inshore fishing was unstable. RFLP arranged a hands-on training course for boat builders on the construction of an improved and more stable design of wooden inshore fishing boat. This illustrated manual documents the building process used step by step.