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Yacht and Small Craft Construction

By Nola Trower

ISBN: 9781861261182
PUBLISHED: February 1999
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246 x 189 mm
INSIDE: 120 line drawings & photographs

This book is a practical guide to the main design considerations in building yachts and other small craft. It explores how materials behave structurally, how structures resist loads, how failure is likely to occur, and how materials can be put together to create boats. The author's stated intention is to provide a thinking approach to boat construction.

Case studies are given; comprehensive glossary provides useful definitions of terms; calculations are separated from the main text so the book can be read with or without amplification and there are 120 line drawings & photographs.

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