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Yacht designer's notebook

by Ian Nicolson | 15 November 2015
Category: General History
Synopsis
This fully revised third edition of a classic manual is a mine of information for yachtsmen to customise their boats. An abundance of clear illustrations accompanied by concise explanations cover the following subjects: hull construction and repairs; keels, floors and decks; rudders, tillers and steering gear; cabin tops and cockpits; hatches and ventilation; cabin furniture; chainplates; deck and cockpit fittings; pulpits, stanchions and guardrails; spars, mast fittings and steps; sails and rigging; engines and electrics; tanks, piping and plumbing; yacht tenders, dinghies and liferafts; anchors, chains and warps; fitting out and laying up. Ian Nicolson is one of the most prolific yachting writers. He has written twenty-four books on yachting and his articles since 1947 number several thousand. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, a previous partner in A. Mylne & Co., he founded Nicolson-Hughes Sails and is visiting lecturer at four universities. He lives in Scotland, has three children and four grandchildren, who all sail ... a lot.
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Synopsis
This fully revised third edition of a classic manual is a mine of information for yachtsmen to customise their boats. An abundance of clear illustrations accompanied by concise explanations cover the following subjects: hull construction and repairs; keels, floors and decks; rudders, tillers and steering gear; cabin tops and cockpits; hatches and ventilation; cabin furniture; chainplates; deck and cockpit fittings; pulpits, stanchions and guardrails; spars, mast fittings and steps; sails and rigging; engines and electrics; tanks, piping and plumbing; yacht tenders, dinghies and liferafts; anchors, chains and warps; fitting out and laying up. Ian Nicolson is one of the most prolific yachting writers. He has written twenty-four books on yachting and his articles since 1947 number several thousand. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, a previous partner in A. Mylne & Co., he founded Nicolson-Hughes Sails and is visiting lecturer at four universities. He lives in Scotland, has three children and four grandchildren, who all sail ... a lot.
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Product Details

ISBN - 9781445651583
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 15/11/2015
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, History Books, General History
No. of Pages - 192
Weight - 456
Edition - Third edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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