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Understanding Yacht Design Ian Nicolson

Understanding Yacht Design

Ian Nicolson

Published February 7th 2003
ISBN : 9781898660828
Paperback
128 pages
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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, deckMoreHow 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.