Sailloons and Fliptackers

Sailloons and Fliptackers

by Bernard Smith
     
 

The joy of sailing for the do-it-yourself shipbuilder. Feel the power of a motorless waterborne machine that can make better than 43 knots in a 15-knot wind. Read this book and emulate the writer, Bernard Smith, as he moves design art toward the ultimate "sailing" machine. A beautiful book that will give you years of contemplative pleasureSee more details below

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The joy of sailing for the do-it-yourself shipbuilder. Feel the power of a motorless waterborne machine that can make better than 43 knots in a 15-knot wind. Read this book and emulate the writer, Bernard Smith, as he moves design art toward the ultimate "sailing" machine. A beautiful book that will give you years of contemplative pleasure

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Smith (The 40-knot sailboat), an amateur and Navy rocket developer, writes here of his early experiments with ingenius and exotic sail design. A charming and inspired book by a great engineer. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780930403652
Publisher:
American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
10.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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