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SNAME (Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers) Website: www.sname.org
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was organized in 1893, to advance the art, science, and practice of naval architecture, shipbuilding and marine engineering.
George Buehler Yacht Design
^ Diesel Ducks
Philip C. Bolger
John R. Marples – Multihull Yachts
Classic Motoryacht Designers (from CYA):
Robert Allan http://www.ral.ca/
William Garden – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Garden
L. E. “Ted” Geary
Henry Gielow – http://library.mysticseaport.org/manuscripts/coll/coll345.cfm#head63788928
Henry C Grebe
H. C. Hanson
Edwin Monk (Sr.)
J. Murray Watts
John H. Wells
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^ ^ ^ ENGINES: 4-Stroke & 2-Cycle (Petrol/Gasoline, Diesel, CNG, A~Z, etc)
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^ ^ ^ Propellers (Screws, Water Jets, Paddle wheels, etc)
^ ^ Electrical Systems (Direct Current, Alternating Current, etc)
^ ^ ^ Auxiliary Generators
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^ ^ ^ Galley Appliances (Refrigeration, Galley Stoves, LPG/CNG Systems)
^ ^ ^ Water Systems
^ ^ ^ Trash Disposal
^ ^ ^ Furnishings (Cabinetry, furniture, Coverings, Entertainment, Weather, etc)
^ ^ Navigation & Communication Systems
^ ^ Safety Equipment (PFDs, Life Rafts, Fire Ext., Alarms, Medical Kits)
^ ^ Personel Equipment
^ ^ ^ Diving (Commercial & Sport)
^ ^ ^ Fishing (Sport)
^ ^ ^ Sailing (Foul Weather Gear, Safety Harnesses, etc)
^ ^ ^ Racing (Sail, Offshore Power, Powerboat, Hydroplane, etc)
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