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Marine Design Books covering Powerboat Design and Sailboat Design

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 Books on powerboat design and powerboat design reviews.
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 Books on sailboat and sailing yacht design, reviews, rigs and rigging.
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The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers  0
A majestic guide and a tribute to the world's great yacht designers. Ten years in preparation, The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers defines the field with fascinating entries by eighty experts and over 800 photographs and drawings. In these pages such legendary figures from the past as William Fife, L. Francis Herreshoff, and John Alden share space with contemporary designers such as Jon Bannenberg, Germán Frers, and Ron Holland. They are joined by over five hundred others who have contributed to the colorful history of yachting, producing some of the most beautiful and swift vessels, whether sail or power. 800 duotone photographs. (Added: 17-Feb-2006 Hits: 775) | Rate | Visit
The Innovative Yacht : Ideas for Modern Cruising  0
The last decade of the 20th century has seen monumental changes in the design of all types of cruising yachts and the way in which we can fit them out and sail them. This comprehensive guide by Andrew Simpson evaluates modern technology in all aspects of yacht design and construction, seaworthiness and comfort. (Added: 7-May-2001 Hits: 840) | Rate | Visit
The Troller Yacht Book: A Powerboater's Guide to Crossing Oceans The Troller Yacht Book: A Powerboater's Guide to Crossing Oceans  9.00
When boat designer George Buehler realized that he no longer wanted to cruise the world's oceans under sail, he decided to create a line of powerboats that sailors could love and anyone could afford. Plans for troller yachts from 38 to 70 feet and detailed information about everything from design theory, building, and outfitting to converting commercial boats. (Added: 7-May-2001 Hits: 1471) | Rate | Visit
Thirty Classic Boat Designs: The Best of the Good Boats by Roger C. Taylor Thirty Classic Boat Designs: The Best of the Good Boats by Roger C. Taylor  0
Thirty Classic Boat Designs presents the best of the best selected by Taylor from his earlier books, every one an enduring classic within the reach of a small-scale builder. They come from the drawing boards of, among others, N. G. and L. F. Herreshoff, Sam Crocker, and Olin Stephens. (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 1820) | Rate | Visit
Understanding Boat Design by Ted Brewer  3.00
Provides a "general overview of small craft design..." to teach rudiments of hull shape, vessel types, rigs, and construction." (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 933) | Rate | Visit
Yacht Designing and Planning : For Yachtsmen, Students, and Amateurs Yacht Designing and Planning : For Yachtsmen, Students, and Amateurs  8.00
by Howard I. Chapelle. Directions for the use of tools and suggestions for handling the many problems involved in yacht designing. Describes in detail developing the lines of a yacht as it is done in actual practice. "Tells exactly what to do to design a boat from scratch using hand drafting methods, not how to do it" (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 1178) | Rate | Visit
Yacht Designs II  0
William Garden, Int'l Marine. Garden describes over 50 of his designs, both sail and power. First book includes detailed instructions for drawing 3-d perspective views from regular plans. (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 1375) | Rate | Visit
Yacht Style: Design and Decor Ideas for Your Boat  0
by Daniel Spurr. "An excellent volume that offers a condensed course in the aesthetics of style, no matter whether your tastes run to megayachts, muscleboats, pocket cruisers, vintage-sailing craft, or funky commercial-to-pleasure conversions." -Professional Boatbuilder (Added: 7-May-2001 Hits: 940) | Rate | Visit

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