Aluminium design book tips?

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by willfox, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. willfox
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    willfox Junior Member

    Hi, does anyone know of any good books on Aluminium yacht design? I have Dave Gerrs book but wanted a book with more tips. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Tad
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    Tad Boat Designer

    To design aluminum boats you need to be familiar with their construction....a good practical guide is Boatbuilding in Aluminum Alloy by Ernest H. Sims.
     
  3. Joe Petrich
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    Joe Petrich Designer

    What Tad said, plus Boatbuilding In Aluminum by Stephen F. Pollard.
     

  4. willfox
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    willfox Junior Member

    Thanks guys. am currently using ISO regs therefore hullscant. Just need some tips for construction
     
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