The Modern Cruising Sailboat : A Complete Guide to its Design, Construction and Outfitting
By Chris Doane
A comprehensive guide to help you identify and equip the boat that best suits your needs
Charles Doane 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.