Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts
The Science Behind Sailing Yachts and Their DesignPaperback - 2009
A groundbreaking introduction to howsailboats behave, and a guide for predictingthe performance of a modern sailing yacht
Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts is the first major yacht design treatise to come along ina decade. With its cutting-edge explanations of howsails, keels, and rudders interact with their respectivefluids to make a boat sail--and of how to use thatknowledge to optimize a boat--this is a book thatevery student of yacht design will want on his orher shelf.