This long awaited book has now been published and is the first book written on this challenging subject for a long time. It covers every aspect of the design and equipment on modern powerboats both fast and slow or planing and displacement and also contains contributions from some of the World’s top powerboat designers. This is a hardback book with lots of colour pictures and is destined to become a classic. It is available on many web sites as well as from the publishers Adlard Coles who are part of the Bloomsbury Group one of Britain’s top publishing companies. It established Pike as one of the top authorities on Powerboats.