|First published in France in 1979, the first part of an intended two volume work. As far as I know the second part, on construction, if it was published, is not available in English.
The author concentrates on fast cruisers and racing yachts.
• The Environment of the Sailing Boat
• Aero- and Hydro-dynamics
• Equilibrium of a Sailing Boat
• Hydrodynamic Forces
• Aerodynamic Forces
• Movement in Waves
• Combination of Hull with Sails and Balance.
Glossary of mechanics and physics.
Ist UK Edition 1984.
NB. A second-hand book. A very good hardback copy in dustjacket.