The Art And Science Of Sails

Author: Tom Whidden
Publisher: Seapoint Books
ISBN: 9780997392005
Size: 43.75 MB
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The bible on selecting, using and maintaining yacht sails by Tom Whidden, the president of North Sails and Michael Levitt, experienced sailor and nautical writer.

The Art And Science Of Sails

Author: Tom Whidden
Publisher: St Martins Press
ISBN: 9780312044176
Size: 28.42 MB
Format: PDF
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Guide for both cruisers and racers that takes a look at the latest materials and rigging methods and simplifies the purchase and upkeep of a proper sail inventory.

Physics Of Sailing

Author: John Kimball
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420073775
Size: 33.20 MB
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Avoiding unnecessary formalisms, this book skillfully applies the principles of fluid mechanics to sailboat technology and the art of sailing. It should help you become a more knowledgeable sailor.

Sail Trim

Author: Peter Hahne
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 140812338X
Size: 66.69 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Explains the art of good sail trim with the aid of superb colour diagrams and photographs.

Wind Strategy

Author: David Houghton
Publisher: Fernhurst Books
ISBN: 1909911852
Size: 73.74 MB
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The wind powers everything a sailor does and this book will help you to understand it.

Championship Tactics

Author: Gary L. Jobson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312042783
Size: 10.57 MB
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Combines expert advice from internationally known champions with a collection of stories from the greatest races of recent decades

Maximum Sail Power

Author: Brian Hancock
Publisher: Nomad Press
ISBN: 1619304279
Size: 56.69 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The art, science, history, and mystery of sails and sailmaking. Written in concise, layperson's language and full of photographs and personal anecdotes, this book goes step-by-step through the process of creating and using sails.

A Manual Of Sail Trim

Author: Stuart H. Walker
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393032963
Size: 20.53 MB
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A guide for racing covers the principles of sail trim, crew movement techniques, maneuvers, and control systems, and gives advice on adjusting to special conditions.