Understanding Yacht Design, Paperback Book


How to design sailing and power yachts. Beginning with a rough sketch, Ian Nicolson explains how to draw the boat's lines by traditional methods and by computer. He covers materials and construction techniques, simple calculations, sail plans, deck plans, engines and cabin layouts. Finally he looks at costs, modifications and the expected performance of the boat.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 126 pages, 60 diagrams
  • Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
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  • Category: Maritime / nautical trades
  • ISBN: 9781898660828



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