The Modern Cruising Sailboat: A Complete Guide to its Design, Construction, and Outfitting / Edition 1
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The Modern Cruising Sailboat: A Complete Guide to its Design, Construction, and Outfitting / Edition 1

by Charles Doane
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071478108

ISBN-13: 9780071478106

Pub. Date: 11/06/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

A comprehensive guide to help you identify and equip the boat that best suits your needs

Well-known boating writer Charles Doane unravels the complexity of cruising sailboat design and explains the fundamentals and the ramifications of each design decision. In easy-to-understand terms, Doane explains theoretical aspects of design, pragmatic issues like

Overview

A comprehensive guide to help you identify and equip the boat that best suits your needs

Well-known boating writer Charles Doane unravels the complexity of cruising sailboat design and explains the fundamentals and the ramifications of each design decision. In easy-to-understand terms, Doane explains theoretical aspects of design, pragmatic issues like keel shape and berth configuration, pros and cons of various construction methods and materials, outfitting, propulsion,
rigging and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071478106
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/06/2009
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
693,430
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Principles of Cruising Sailboat Design

1.Evolution of the Cruising Vessel

2.Principles of Cruising Boat Design

3.Principles of Cruising Boat Construction

4.Interior Layouts

5.Deck Layouts

6.Equipping the Modern Cruising Boat

PART TWO: Survey of Production Cruising Boats

7.Buying a Used Boat

8.A Gallery of Boats

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