Boat designer library

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  1. metin_mehel
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    metin_mehel mech.eng.

    Dear all,

    Please could you share your oppinions about the best of the sailing yatch design books:
    Categories:
    1-Hull design :?
    2-Sail and Rig design : ?
    3-Interiour :?
    4-Mechanical and electrical systems :?
    5-Strength :?
    6-Manufcturing (Especialy wooden) :?

    :?:
     
  2. metin_mehel
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    metin_mehel mech.eng.

    According to the results, we amateur designers may add these books into our library.
    Thanks a lot
     
  3. michael pierzga
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    michael pierzga Senior Member

    Good books if you like sailing boats

    Frank Bethwaite, HIGH PERFORMANCE SAILING

    Stuart Walker, Manual of Sail Trim

    Ivar Dedekam, sail and Rig Trim

    Dave Kerr, The Elements of Boat Strength: For Builders, Designers, and Owners

    Nigel Calder, several books
     

  4. Ike
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    Ike Senior Member

    Principles of Yacht Design by Lars Larsson and Rolf E Eliasson. International Marine, 1994. A very good comprehensive text on yacht design
    The Elements of Boat Strength: For Builders, Designers, and Owners by David Gerr, International Marine 1999
    The Nature of Boats: Insights and Esoterica for the Nautically Obsessed , By David Gerr, International Marine 1995
     
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