29.10.2017

THE CHINESE SAILING RIG — DESIGNING AND BUILDING YOUR OWN

The Chinese Sailing Rig - Designing and Buildng Your Own

Author(s) Derek Van Loan, Don Haggerty
Publisher Paradise Cay Publications
Date 1993
Pages 111
Format pdf
Size 86 Mb
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This guide dedicated to the Chinese sailing rig guide has been developed on the basis of the information collected during many years of designing, building and sailing Chinese lug rigs. Despite quite compact sized of the publication, it really contains huge amount of useful information and may be treated as a perfect addition to any collection of nautical history books.

The book is remarkably reader-friendly and provides all info about the construction of the seaworthy boats. the text is full of photos included to illustrate all stages of construction. In short, it is very informative and handy book - note that everything presented in the pages of this book has been already tried and done so you may rely on the information contained herein. The publication is recommended to any reader with the interest in naval history and vessels of the past and who are willing to know some more about the Chinese rigs and how the western hulls could be adopted.

Of course, you do not have to be a professional shipbuilder or naval historian to enjoy reading this book. By the way, some of the info presented will definitely interest ship modelers who may use it when making the model of ships of that period.

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