By Lars Larsson and Rolf E. Eliasson
in 1994 Principles of Yacht Design quickly established itself as the
standard text for this subject, replacing the earlier works of Skene,
Kinney, Phillips-Birt and others.
Contents cover:- Design
Methodology, Preliminary Considerations; Hull Geometry; Hydrostatics and
Stability; Hull Design,Keel and Rudder Design; Sail & Rig Design;
Balance; Propeller and Engine; High Speed Hydrodynamics; Rig
Construction; Hull Construction; Materials; Scantling Determinations;
Layout; Design Evaluation; and Appendices.
The text is based around the design process for a 40 ft grp yacht, the YD-40.
350 pp. Line drawings, tables and graphs. HB