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Principles of Yacht Design

Principles of Yacht Design
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The ultimate resource on yacht design for practicing designers, naval architecture students, and discerning boat owners

  • Covers all the topics, from hull design, to sail and rig aerodynamics, propeller and engine choices as well as use of new laminates
  • Illustrated with full-color drawings and photos throughout
  • Includes structural design aspects for sailboats as well as powerboats as well as a section on the special hydrodynamics of high-speed power boats

Praise for the previous edition
"This book is deeply fascinating . . . a must." -- Classic Boat

"Here at last is a book that replaces Skene's Elements of Yacht Design as the yacht designer's bible." --Yachting Monthly

"A copy belongs in the collection of any aspiring designer." -- Soundings

"Essential in understanding the new era in Yacht design." -- WoodenBoat

"Bound to become a classic." -- Cruising World

"A definitive work on yacht design." -- Cruising

"A new bible on yacht design." -- SA Yachting

"A sound and up to date manual of yacht design . . . a classic in its field." -- Practical Boat Owner

McGraw-Hill Education; December 2013
ISBN 9780071823739
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0071823735
9780071823739
9780071826402