interview: THE EVOLUTION OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

interview: THE EVOLUTION OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

Roger C. Taylor knows boats.  Born and raised in Rhode Island in a maritime family, I imagine he could probably sail before he could walk.  Mr. Taylor would go on to become Editor-in-Chief of the Naval Institute Press, and eventually found International Marine Publishing with the goal of creating "good books about boats."  I had the opportunity to talk with Roger about the design of good boats.  Both the science and the art of good boats, and how that science and art is being handicapped by a strange set of scenarios.

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