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  • Simple Yacht Design  0
    by Ian Nicolson. "Beginning with a rough sketch, this handy guide explains how to design both sailing and power yachts, whether by traditional methods or computer. Materials and construction techniques are covered, as are simple calculations, sail and deck plans, and engine and cabin layouts. A final segment discusses cost control, modifications and performance expectations." (Added: 23-Mar-2005 Hits: 1457)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Super Yachts by John Julian.  0
    Super Yachts by John Julian.
    The world's most luxurious yachts spanning nearly 100 years, from the launch of the classic schooner Shenandoah in 1902 to the christening of the futuristic sloop Kokomo in early 2000. A guided tour of each is accompanied by the fascinating details of the yacht's construction and the remarkable voyages it has undertaken. Magnificent color photography and specifications are provided for each of the 20 vessels. (Added: 24-Aug-2001 Hits: 3244)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • The Elements of Boat Strength: for Builders, Designers, and Owners.  8.60
    The Elements of Boat Strength:  for Builders, Designers, and Owners.
    by Dave Gerr. Convenient access to all the rules of thumb, tables, and graphs needed to determine how heavy and strong each piece of a boat should be. Both power and sailboats are covered, including hull, decks, reinforcing members, bulkheads, joints, fasteners, masts, and rigging. Fiberglass, steel, aluminum, wood, and wood-epoxy construction methods. (Added: 9-Nov-1999 Hits: 2211)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers  0
    The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers
    A majestic guide and a tribute to the world's great yacht designers. Ten years in preparation, The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers defines the field with fascinating entries by eighty experts and over 800 photographs and drawings. In these pages such legendary figures from the past as William Fife, L. Francis Herreshoff, and John Alden share space with contemporary designers such as Jon Bannenberg, Germán Frers, and Ron Holland. They are joined by over five hundred others who have contributed to the colorful history of yachting, producing some of the most beautiful and swift vessels, whether sail or power. 800 duotone photographs. (Added: 17-Feb-2006 Hits: 1346)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • The Innovative Yacht : Ideas for Modern Cruising  0
    The last decade of the 20th century has seen monumental changes in the design of all types of cruising yachts and the way in which we can fit them out and sail them. This comprehensive guide by Andrew Simpson evaluates modern technology in all aspects of yacht design and construction, seaworthiness and comfort. (Added: 7-May-2001 Hits: 1339)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • The Troller Yacht Book: A Powerboater's Guide to Crossing Oceans  9.00
    The Troller Yacht Book: A Powerboater's Guide to Crossing Oceans
    When boat designer George Buehler realized that he no longer wanted to cruise the world's oceans under sail, he decided to create a line of powerboats that sailors could love and anyone could afford. Plans for troller yachts from 38 to 70 feet and detailed information about everything from design theory, building, and outfitting to converting commercial boats. (Added: 7-May-2001 Hits: 2054)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Yacht Designing and Planning : For Yachtsmen, Students, and Amateurs  8.00
    Yacht Designing and Planning : For Yachtsmen, Students, and Amateurs
    by Howard I. Chapelle. Directions for the use of tools and suggestions for handling the many problems involved in yacht designing. Describes in detail developing the lines of a yacht as it is done in actual practice. "Tells exactly what to do to design a boat from scratch using hand drafting methods, not how to do it" (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 1754)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Yacht Designs II  0
    William Garden, Int'l Marine. Garden describes over 50 of his designs, both sail and power. First book includes detailed instructions for drawing 3-d perspective views from regular plans. (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 1916)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Yacht Style: Design and Decor Ideas for Your Boat  0
    by Daniel Spurr. "An excellent volume that offers a condensed course in the aesthetics of style, no matter whether your tastes run to megayachts, muscleboats, pocket cruisers, vintage-sailing craft, or funky commercial-to-pleasure conversions." -Professional Boatbuilder (Added: 7-May-2001 Hits: 1460)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book

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