Principles of Yacht Design has established itself as the standard book on the subject for practising designers, naval architecture students, discerning boat owners as well as the boatbuilding industry as a whole. The fourth edition is completely revised and expanded and follows the design from scratch of a completely new yacht including all new computer-generated explanatory illustrations. As such, it examines every aspect of the process of yacht and powerboat design. The authors have used a newly designed 41 foot performance cruiser to demonstrate the practical application of yacht design theory. Beginning with the yacht's specifications, the authors examine the vital topics of aero and hydrodynamics 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.' Classic Boat 'The standard book on the subject for practising designers, naval architecture students, discerning boat owners and the boatbuilding industry as a whole.' Yachting Life (May 2007) 'A definitive work on yacht design.' CruisingThe dashed circles in the diagram represent boat speeds. It is seen that the YDa 41 can reach speeds of almost 13 knots on a broad reach, 120a130 degrees from the wind.The maximum upwind speed at the optimum beating angle is about anbsp;...
|Title||:||Principles of Yacht Design|
|Author||:||Lars Larsson, Rolf Eliasson, Michal Orych|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2014-01-16|