Boats: A Manual for Their Documentation.
Lipke, Spectre, Fuller, eds.
MSCA/ASLH:Nashville, 1993.

The definitive manual for the many phases of historic watercraft documentation. Includes chapters on lines-taking, taking off construction details, photographing and drawing watercraft. Also included are special sections on collecting ethnographic, historical, and archaeological information about historic watercraft.

While the book is now out of print, it is available as a free 80MB download.