The Modern Cruising Sailboat: A Complete Guide to its Design, Construction, and Outfitting by Charles J. DoaneThe Modern Cruising Sailboat: A Complete Guide to its Design, Construction, and Outfitting by Charles J. Doane

The Modern Cruising Sailboat: A Complete Guide to its Design, Construction, and Outfitting

byCharles J. Doane

Hardcover | November 27, 2009

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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.

Charlie Doane, former senior editor of SAIL, is currently that magazine's editor at large. He has also worked on staff at Cruising World, and Offshore magazines, and written dozens of freelance articles for Blue Water Sailing, Ocean Navigator, Boatworks, and Yachting Monthly. The author of dozens of technical features and boat tests,...
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Title:The Modern Cruising Sailboat: A Complete Guide to its Design, Construction, and OutfittingFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:11.2 × 8.9 × 1.3 inShipping dimensions:11.2 × 8.9 × 1.3 inPublished:November 27, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071478108

ISBN - 13:9780071478106

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: Principles of Cruising Sailboat Design
1.Evolution of the Cruising Vessel
2.Principles of Cruising Boat Design
3.Principles of Cruising Boat Construction
4.Interior Layouts
5.Deck Layouts
6.Equipping the Modern Cruising Boat
PART TWO: Survey of Production Cruising Boats
7.Buying a Used Boat
8.A Gallery of Boats