Of course, Carl Alberg designed wooden boats before he did plastic ones. Here are a few that have been sent to me:
Also, you may want to take a look at an article
about Venture, a wooden boat Carl Alberg designed while working for
A serious magazine for serious sailors. This magazine deals extensively
with all sorts of navigation, from ded reckoning to radar and GPS. Also
significant coverage of other issues of offshore (or other challenging) sailing.