Take a Look at This ArcheAge Ship Crafting Video
ArcheAge NA is currently in alpha test phase and if you are not able to play in this alpha, here is a video which will show you how to gathering materials to craft a ship, different types of ships in ArcheAge and a lot of game footages in the sea. Take a look.
You can also purchase the founder's packs on the official site now. There are three options of the founder's packs among which the Archeum package will provide you with alpha access. Trion Worlds will bring the MMORPG to North America, Europe, Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.