The Boat Data Book is a treasure trove of invaluable information for boat owners, designers, builders, marine surveyors and chandlers.
This updated seventh edition written by Richard Nicolson and Ian Nicolson contains new diagrams and tables of lengths, widths, weights and strengths as well as new data on a vast range of equipment from anchors to masts, propellers to gas cylinders, cleat sizes to winch bases, and hatches to piping.
This is the book you need if you want to find out:
• What size winch to fit
• The breaking strength of stainless steel rigging wire
• The recommended size for seacocks
• What length and size an anchor chain should be
The Boat Data Book is an essential reference book for boat owners, crew – both amateurs and professionals.
About the authors.
Ian Nicolson was formerly a senior partner at A Mylne & Co. He has built six yachts for himself over the past 30 years and sailed one single handed across the Atlantic. . Professional yachting adventurer, Richard Nicolson, has rebuilt and repaired many yachts from classics to modern hi-tech flyers.
The Boat Data Book is published by Adlard Coles Nautical publishers at £25 and is available from good online and is available from online stockists. ISBN: 9781472907974. Web site.