Practical Yacht Construction - The Construction, Rigging and Equipment of Wood Sailing and Auxiliary Yachts (Paperback)

Practical Yacht Construction - The Construction, Rigging and Equipment of Wood Sailing and Auxiliary Yachts By C. J. Watts Cover Image

Practical Yacht Construction - The Construction, Rigging and Equipment of Wood Sailing and Auxiliary Yachts (Paperback)

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This vintage book is a detailed guide to designing, building, and maintaining a yacht, with information on everything from deck planking to installing skylights. Written in clear, plain language and profusely illustrated, "Practical Yacht Construction" is highly recommended for yacht owners, designers, and builders with little previous experience. Contents include: "Lead Keep", "Keel and False Keel", "Stem and Apron", "Stern Post and Deadwood", "Horn Timbers", "Rudder", "Frames and Timbers", "Floors", "Shelf and Clamp Stringers", "Beams", "Carlings", "Knees and Pillars", Bottom Planking", "Deck Planking", "Bulwarks, Main Rail, Knightheads", "Fastenings", "Skylights and Companions", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on boat building.
Product Details ISBN: 9781447411567
ISBN-10: 1447411560
Publisher: Owen Press
Publication Date: May 19th, 2011
Pages: 142
Language: English