Principles of Yacht Design

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"This book is deeply fascinating...a must." -- Classic Boat

Principles of Yacht Design is the authority on planning and creating your desired yacht. Inside you will find all the essentials, including:

  • Design methodology and considerations
  • The yacht's specifications
  • Hull geometry, including lines plans and computer aided design (CAD)
  • Hydrostatics and stability in waves and calm
  • Hull design
  • Keel and rudder design
  • Sail and rig design
  • Balance
  • Propeller and engine characteristics
  • High-speed powerboat hydrodynamics
  • Hull construction considerations for sail and power
  • Rig calculations
  • ISO standards for dimensioning
  • Cockpit, deck, and cabin layout
  • Weight calculations
  • Design evaluation, performance prediction, experimental techniques, and computational fluid dynamics

"A classic." -- Cruising World

"A sound and up to date manual of yacht design . . . a classic in its field" -- Practical Boat Owner

"A definitive work on yacht design." -- Cruising

"Ideal for budding designers and mathematically-minded yachtsmen." -- Yachting Monthly

"The standard book on the subject." -- Yachting Life

"Covers every aspect of the yacht design process." -- IBI magazine

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About the Author:

Lars Larsson is a naval architect and professor of hydrodynamics at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Larsson is president of Flowtech International, a company specializing in hydrodynamic software for ship design. Visit www.flowtech.se for more information.

Rolf Eliasson is a yacht design/construction engineer who has seen more than 5,000 yachts built from his designs. Eliasson is one of the forerunners in using computer techniques for yacht design and the evolution of new designs.

Michal Orych is a PhD student in naval architecture and works with Larsson at Flowtech International AB.

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