Working boats of Britain: their shape and purpose

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Conway Maritime Press in association with the National Maritime Museum, 1983 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
This study of boat types is based on a lifetime's personal search conducted around the coastline and rivers of Great Britain. As well as being a descriptive catalogue, it is also an analysis of the factors that determine the shape of a boat, how they operate and why designs vary so much.

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Contents

Introduction
7
THE FACTORS AFFECTING BOATSHAPE
13
THE FINDINGS OF THE STUDY
106
APPENDICES
221
Glossary
253
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