Yacht Design Explained
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Yacht Design Explained

This book is the boat owner's guide to the principles and practice of yacht design. Sailboat design is explained in a way that any boat owner will be able to understand and put to use. Yacht Design Explained features state-of-the-art graphics, dynamic charts and photographs, and clear explanations to show its readers what makes hulls, keels, ballast, rudders, foils, masts, and sails work they way they do.

It also touches base on why certain designs perform better than others. Covers a wide range of boats, including a 14-foot dinghy, 40-foot cruiser, catamaran, and an offshore singlehander, vessel.

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  • Comprehensive

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  • Odd layout but ok

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Comments about US Sailing Yacht Design Explained:

A great resource on the science of sailboat design. A practical How-to. Killing's book is a necessary companion to Ted Brewer's, Understanding Yacht Design. Discusses high performance forms, CAD design process and other elements of modern sailboat design. Great Book.

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