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Principles of Yacht Design

Larsson, Lars and Rolf E Eliasson
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Now revised and expanded for the third edition it examines every aspect of the process of yacht and powerboat design.
The authors have used a newly designed 40 foot performance cruiser to demonstrate the practical application of yacht design theory. Beginning with the yacht’s specifications, the authors examine vital topics and conclude with practical matters such as the layout of the cockpit, deck and cabin, and provide a complete weight calculation for the boat.
‘This book is deeply fascinating . . . a must.’ – ClassicBoat ‘A sound and up to date manual of yacht design . . . a classic in its field.’ – Practical Boat Owner ‘A definitive work on yacht design.’ – Cruising Lars Larsson is a naval architect and Professor of Hydrodynamics at Chalmers University in Gothenberg, Sweden. Rolf Eliasson is a yacht design/construction engineer who runs his own yacht design and production company.pp. xvi, 350 #030915

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AuthorLarsson, Lars and Rolf E Eliasson
Number of pagesLarsson, Lars
Year Published2012
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Hardcover in Dustjacket