Within Northwestern Lythia there are three basic styles used in the construction of ships and boats. Each building method is generally associated with a
n of Northwestern Lythia. However, there are regions where the they have come into contact with each other. Generally, shipwrights are very conservative
and will stick with tried and trusted methods they were trained in before trying a new method that could lead to pricey changes in equipment, raw
materials and trained subordinates. In addition, they tend to be protective of their own methods and not willing to teach outsiders, especially when a
new technological development is involved. Us the associated links to examine the clinker, caravel, and kogge shipbuilding methods.