A method for developing fiberglass laminates for various displacement sailing yachts which accounts for differences in mechanical properties obtained and thickness of core material is outlined, the various glass fiber products, their properties and handling characteristics are discussed along with a simple technique for determining laminate properties in the shop from laminate density.
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Sailing Yacht Construction in Fiberglass
Paper presented at the SNAME 3rd Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium, Annapolis, Maryland, USA, January 1977.
Paper Number: SNAME-CSYS-1977-002
Published: January 15 1977
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Goman, William J. "Sailing Yacht Construction in Fiberglass." Paper presented at the SNAME 3rd Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium, Annapolis, Maryland, USA, January 1977. doi: https://doi.org/10.5957/CSYS-1977-002
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