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  • 100 Boat Designs Reviewed  8.67
    Design Commentaries by the Experts (Woodenboat) on a number of boats from powerboats to daysailers and rowboats from designers including Howard Chapelle, John Alden, Henry Scheel, and Joel White. (Added: 2-Oct-1999 Hits: 8615)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • American Small Sailing Craft  0
    by H.I. Chapelle. IN THE present-day search for small sailing craft, low in cost and easily maintained, the once numerous types of small working boats formerly employed in the longshore fisheries should be considered... (Added: 23-Mar-2005 Hits: 5194)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Basic Ship Theory : Hydrostatics and Strength  5.50
    Basic Ship Theory : Hydrostatics and Strength
    by K. J. Rawson, E. C. Tupper The first of two volumes that have become the standard introductory text for undergraduate students of naval architecture, first published in 1968 and most recently revised in 1989. Volume one covers the basic geometry, measurement, safety, structural strength, stability, and the all important floatability. (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 7020)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Boat Data Book by Ian Nicolson  2.67
    Boat Data Book by Ian Nicolson
    This third edition has been expanded to include more tables and new data on the latest developments involving anchors, masts, propellers, winches and the like. As before, Nicolson has packed a tremendous amount of detailed information into dozens of easy-to-use tables and graphs, accompanied by clear illustrations and concise, explanatory text. (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 6627)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Boats With an Open Mind  10.00
    75 Unconventional Designs and Concepts by Philip C. Bolger Innovative designs include a planning microtrawler; a glass-galleried, beachable birdwatching boat; a fully enclosed ocean-cruising rowboat; cruising sailboats that take the ground at low tide; power, sail, and rowing boats from 6 to 60 feet. (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 6078)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Computational Geometry for Ships. H. Nowacki M.I.G. Bloor B. Oleksiewicz  2.00
    Textbook covering curve defintion, representation, and generation ship curve design, eementary mathematical properties of surfaces, the PDE Method for Surface Generation, Blend Design, Free-Form Surface Design, Numerical Solutions of Elliptic PDEs, Surface Generation, Analysis of Surface Fairness, and Hydrodynamic Evaluation of Generated Surfaces. (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 5771)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Fifty Wooden Boats  0
    "An exceptional example of well-written, informative and inspiring cataloque of fifty classical wooden boat designs." (Added: 22-May-2001 Hits: 4947)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • From My Old Boat Shop  0
    One-Lung Engines, Fantail Launches, & Other Marine Delights. Includes three chapters on building and testing models using a simple towing rig developed by another prominent naval architect, Sam Rabl. Pat Spurlock and Weston Farmer. (Added: 8-Nov-2000 Hits: 4806)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • How to Design a Boat by John Teale  6.33
    How to Design a Boat by John Teale
    John Teale, Naval Architect and editor of Motor Boat and Yachting for years, takes the reader step-by-step through the stages of designing both power and sailing boats, while also explaining the reasons behind the process. Sketches and reproductions of working drawings are used throughout. (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 7700)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Introduction to Naval Architecture  1.00
    Fully re-organized and re-written successor to the well-known Muckle's Naval Architecture, a single volume reference for students, marine engineers and naval architects alike. By E. C. Tupper (Added: 8-Jan-2001 Hits: 5659)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Introduction to Naval Architecture by Thomas C. Gillmer & Bruce Johnson  5.00
    Introduction to Naval Architecture by Thomas C. Gillmer & Bruce Johnson
    The engineering fundamentals of naval architecture are emphasized in this basic textbook which develops such topics as ship geometry, strength, and stability, submarine hydrostatics, ship hazards and vulnerability, and ship hydrodynamics. This generously illustrated volume includes numerous example problems and suggestions for additional study. (Added: 1-Oct-1999 Hits: 5694)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • John G. Alden and His Yacht Designs  10.00
    "Between 1908 and 1954, John Alden employed the best draftsmen of his generation, and the legacy is 900 yacht designs that have proved as durable as they are graceful. The book is composed of two sections: The first is a biography of Alden, and the second consists of discussions, photos, and drawings of 100 of his best designs" By Robert W. Carrick, Richard Henderson, Donald G. Parrot. (Added: 12-Aug-2002 Hits: 3960)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Naval Architecture for Non-Naval Architects  0
    "Benford's work is a good starting point for anyone who has wondered about the particulars of Naval Architecture and its principles... written in clear, easy to understand language, and discusses all the major aspects of ship design and production." (Added: 8-Jan-2001 Hits: 4342)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Practical Ship Design  5.00
    by David G. M. Watson. Elsevier Ocean Engineering Book Series. Text book covering preliminary ship design and calculation. (Added: 26-Oct-1999 Hits: 3778)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Seaworthiness : The Forgotten Factor  6.75
    Tony Marchaj, an avid sailor and independent aerodynamics consultant, theorizes that the "increased casualities amongst contemporary yachts" is due to modern sailing yacht design, which, he feels, often sacrifices safety for speed. In this book, the author attempts to objectively consider "the design features" which contribute to a sailing yacht truly being seaworthy. (Added: 8-Oct-1999 Hits: 3157)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book
  • Ship Stability for Masters and Mates  0
    by D. R. Derrett, B. Barrass, C. B. Barrass. "For those who need to know and fully understand ship stability, this is the only book you will ever have to own. It gives clear and simple instructions as well as worked examples of all aspects of stability." (Added: 24-May-2001 Hits: 3138)  My Links | #ad Buy this Book

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