Item #1138 Naval Architecture of Planing Hulls. Lindsay Lord.
Naval Architecture of Planing Hulls
Naval Architecture of Planing Hulls
The Science of Boat Hulls that Skim the Surface

Naval Architecture of Planing Hulls

Cambridge: Cornell Maritime Press, 1963. Charts, drawings, photos. Hardcover. Octavo. xiv, 319 pages. Bound in light gray cloth over boards with gilt spine titles. Some light soil to binding, Shallow bumps and occasional fraying to extremities, else. Prior ownership name on front pastedown, faint foxing to endpapers. Overall clean and sound. Very good.

Landmark hull design book by Lindsay Lord. During prohibition he was commissioned by rumrunners to design boats fast enough to outrun law enforcement. He went on to revolutionize the naval architecture of small, fast, surface-skimming boats during World War II and beyond.

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