The Modern Cruising Sailboat: A Complete Guide to its Design, Construction, and Outfitting
A comprehensive guide to help you identify and equip the boat that best suits your needs
Well-known boating writer Charles Doane unravels the complexity of cruising sailboat design and explains the fundamentals and the ramifications of each design decision. In easy-to-understand terms, Doane explains theoretical aspects of design, pragmatic issues like keel shape and berth configuration, pros and cons of various construction methods and materials, outfitting, propulsion, rigging and much more.
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Chapter 7 Onboard Systems
Gallery of Cruising Sailboats
A Select Bibliography
Metric Conversion Tables