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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Free E-Book Yacht Design

This book was published in 1904 (so is public domain,) and is a great source of design info. It gets into normal hull design but also sail design. It has close to enough info to build this gaff rigged cutter in the back - well, not enough details to match a modern design, but plenty to form the traditional shape and sail plan using traditional methods. That's enough for many builders back them to build excellent, and circumnavigating hulls in the days of wooden ships and iron men.

Download it if you have some desire to design your own boat. It's traditional and simple enough to do these yourself, but you do have to know some math to follow these methods - and they are manual.

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Join the insider section to download this Yacht Design EBook from the Great Tales of the Sea section here: Join insider site with Yacht Design ebook.

Jeff Spira, Naval Architect, marine engineer and boat designer

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