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"Yacht Designing and Planning" by Howard I. Chapelle, published by Norton, ISBN 0-393-03169-1
Written pre-CAD about traditional ways, although there may be an update by now.
"Ocean Racing and Offshore Yachts" by Peter Johnson, published by Dodd, Mead, & Co. pre-ISBN, library of congress # 72-4946 which compares & studies a number of actual yachts with an eye on structure, performance and similar issues.