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- Simple Yacht Design
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: 1210) My Links | Rate | Check Price Buy this Book Online Now
- 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: 2950) My Links | Rate | Check Price Buy this Book Online Now
- 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: 1922) My Links | Rate | Check Price Buy this Book Online Now
- 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: 1086) My Links | Rate | Check Price Buy this Book Online Now
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