How to Design A Boat : Power and Sail (3rd ed.)

Author(s): John Teale

Nautical - Boatbuilding

This straightforward guide is designed to take the novice step-by-step through the stages of designing both power and sailing boats, explaining the reasons behind the procedures and using typical lines plans and working drawings to help understanding. Since it was first published, How to Design A Boat has proved itself to be a bestseller.


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Addresses a variety of boat types, small and large, through a series ofdesigns that grow in size and complexity as the book progressesThe book takes you step by step through the various design stagesThe only elementary boat design book on the marketProvides a potential owner with a very good basis to analyse and evaluate particular designsA bestseller since first publication

'The third edition of this straightforward guide to designing your own craft. A bestseller since first coming out explaining procedures and using working drawings to give a clear explanation.' Gaffers Log (September 2006) 'There is no doubt that this publication is a mine of information and a copy should be kept on board at all times, especially when at sea.' Cruising (August 2006) 'This is the most straight forward guide to designing a boat ever published.' Boat Mart (November 2006) 'A useful book for those who want to understand the principles of design for both sail and powerboats.' The Little Ship (Spring 2007)

The late John Teale designed cruising yachts, fast powerboats, motorcruisers and commercial craft. Virtually all his designs were one-offsand were built all over the world.

General Fields

  • : 9780713675726
  • : Black
  • : Black
  • : 0.262
  • : February 2006
  • : 216mm X 138mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Teale
  • : Paperback
  • : 623.812
  • : 144
  • : b/w line drawings