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Yacht Designer's Notebook, Paperback / softback Book

Yacht Designer's Notebook Paperback / softback


This fully revised third edition of a classic manual is a mine of information for yachtsmen to customise their boats.

An abundance of clear illustrations accompanied by concise explanations cover the following subjects: hull construction and repairs; keels, floors and decks; rudders, tillers and steering gear; cabin tops and cockpits; hatches and ventilation; cabin furniture; chainplates; deck and cockpit fittings; pulpits, stanchions and guardrails; spars, mast fittings and steps; sails and rigging; engines and electrics; tanks, piping and plumbing; yacht tenders, dinghies and liferafts; anchors, chains and warps; fitting out and laying up. Ian Nicolson is one of the most prolific yachting writers.

He has written twenty-four books on yachting and his articles since 1947 number several thousand.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, a previous partner in A.

Mylne & Co., he founded Nicolson-Hughes Sails and is visiting lecturer at four universities.

He lives in Scotland, has three children and four grandchildren, who all sail ... a lot.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages, 310 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Amberley Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sailing
  • ISBN: 9781445651583



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