|By Cyrus Hamlin
Subtitled 'A designer's approach to conceptual vessel design for the layman and beginning professional.'
essentially non-mathematical approach to small craft design, that takes
the reader, would be builder, designer or client through the design
cycle refining the results with each iteration.
Part One: Groundwork.
Tools of the trade
Sketching, Vessel Geometry, Calculations, The Forces of Nature, Vessels in Nature, People afloat.
Part two: The Actual Design.
design process, A Vessel's function, Aestetics and Delights,
Construction , Powering, Economics, Power Yachts, Sailing Craft,
Part Three: Implementation
Specifications, A visit to the Naval Architect,
Appendices, Addresses, Useful data, Symbols, Planning for profitablility, Glossary, Bibliography and index.
New Printing 2010
294 pp. B&W drawings and tables.