Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts

Aero-hydrodynamics and the Performance of Sailing Yachts

The Science Behind Sailing Yachts and Their Design

Paperback - 2009
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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.

Publisher: Camden, Maine : International Marine/McGraw-Hill ; Milano : Published in association with Politecnico de Milano, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed., English ed.
ISBN: 9780071629102
Characteristics: xiv, 354 p. : ill. (some col.), plans (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Drayton, Martyn - Translator


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