Principles Of Yacht Design

Author: Lars Larsson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408187906
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The definitive book on the principles of yacht design examining every aspect of aerodynamics and hydrodynamics of a yacht or motorboat.

Elements Of Yacht Design

Author: Norman L. Skene
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574091342
Size: 42.96 MB
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Norman L. Skene was one of America's foremost yacht designer. Maynard Bray is a maritime historian.

Yacht Design Explained

Author: Steve Killing
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039304646X
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The first guide to design aimed at every sailor, Yacht Design Explained uses state-of-the-art graphics, dynamic charts and photographs, and clear explanations to show what makes hulls, keels, ballast, rudders, foils, masts, and sails work. It reveals why certain designs perform well and others fail. The authors examine a range of boats, from a 14-foot dinghy to a 40-foot cruiser, from a catamaran to an offshore singlehander. They break through the often confusing physics of yacht design to provide an understanding that sailors can use to get the most out of their time afloat.

The Design Of Classic Yachts

Author: Norman Skene
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 386741677X
Size: 49.48 MB
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This book from 1905 was intended to be a concise and practical presentation of the processes involved in designing a classic yacht of these times. This handbook was thoroughly intended to be practical in character, all mathermatics and theoretical presentations having been eleminated as far as possible, so that the operations may readily be grasped by men without technical education. A special feature of this book is the series of curves for determining the proportions of sailing yachts of various sizes. The different operations involved in designing a sailing yacht are illustrated in the text by work on the 30-foot water line sloop whose plans are given in full. The complete data on this design is also given in the appendix.

Sailing Yacht Design

Author: Andrew R. Claughton
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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This book forms part of a two-volume guide to the fundamental principles governing how and why a sailing yacht behaves in the way it does including an understanding of the physics involved and mathematical modelling.

Yacht And Small Craft Design

Author: Gordon Trower
Publisher: Crowood Press
ISBN: 9781852237097
Size: 62.39 MB
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A highly illustrated guide to the principles and practice of designing of yachts and small craft, aimed at all those keen to build their own boat. Concentrating primarily on hull forms, sails, keels and rudders, the book also deals with the visual aspect of design, culminating in a step-by-step procedure for constructing a boat from scratch. The book assumes no great experience of mathematics of sailing theory.

The Maritime Engineering Reference Book

Author: Anthony F. Molland
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080560090
Size: 32.99 MB
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The Maritime Engineering Reference Book is a one-stop source for engineers involved in marine engineering and naval architecture. In this essential reference, Anthony F. Molland has brought together the work of a number of the world's leading writers in the field to create an inclusive volume for a wide audience of marine engineers, naval architects and those involved in marine operations, insurance and other related fields. Coverage ranges from the basics to more advanced topics in ship design, construction and operation. All the key areas are covered, including ship flotation and stability, ship structures, propulsion, seakeeping and maneuvering. The marine environment and maritime safety are explored as well as new technologies, such as computer aided ship design and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Facts, figures and data from world-leading experts makes this an invaluable ready-reference for those involved in the field of maritime engineering. Professor A.F. Molland, BSc, MSc, PhD, CEng, FRINA. is Emeritus Professor of Ship Design at the University of Southampton, UK. He has lectured ship design and operation for many years. He has carried out extensive research and published widely on ship design and various aspects of ship hydrodynamics. * A comprehensive overview from best-selling authors including Bryan Barrass, Rawson and Tupper, and David Eyres * Covers basic and advanced material on marine engineering and Naval Architecture topics * Have key facts, figures and data to hand in one complete reference book