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Lang Matl
Author Denny, Mark, 1953-

Title Float your boat! : the evolution and science of sailing / Mark Denny.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  VK543    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  VK543    Available
Description 265 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-257) and index.
Contents Evolution: from prehistory to the age of sail -- Analysis: square-rigged ship motion -- Evolution: from the age of sail to the modern yacht -- Analysis: fore-and-aft boat motion-introducing lift and drag -- A lot of torque -- Flying through wate
Subject Sailing.
Sailboats -- Design and construction.
Sails -- Aerodynamics.
ISBN 9780801890093