The Modern Cruising Sailboat
A Complete Guide to Its Design, Construction, and OutfittingBook - 2010
A comprehensive guide to help you identify and equip the boat that best suits your needs
Well-known boating writer Charles Doane unravelsthe complexity of cruising sailboat design and explains the fundamentals and the ramifications of each design decision. In easy-to-understand terms, Doane explains theoreticalaspects of design, pragmatic issues like keel shapeand berth configuration, pros and cons of variousconstruction methods and materials, outfitting, propulsion,rigging and much more.