The Art And Science Of Sails

Author: Tom Whidden
Publisher: St Martins Press
ISBN: 9780312044176
Size: 12.41 MB
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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.

The Art And Science Of Sails

Author: Tom Whidden
Publisher: Seapoint Books
ISBN: 9780997392005
Size: 43.67 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.

Physics Of Sailing

Author: John Kimball
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420073775
Size: 27.85 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

A Manual Of Sail Trim

Author: Stuart H. Walker
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393032963
Size: 24.31 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

The Annapolis Book Of Seamanship

Author: John Rousmaniere
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451650248
Size: 41.46 MB
Format: PDF
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This edition of Annapolis is a major overhaul. Over half the book has been revised; old topics and features have been updated, and many new ones have been introduced.

Sail Performance

Author: Czesław A. Marchaj
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Company
Size: 66.69 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Based upon on Marchaj's Sailing Theory and Practice, this volume explains the many developments in sail performance that have taken place.

Wind Strategy

Author: David Houghton
Publisher: Fernhurst Books
ISBN: 1909911852
Size: 37.86 MB
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The wind powers everything a sailor does and this book will help you to understand it.

Sail And Rig Tuning

Author: Ivar Dedekam
Publisher: *Wiley Nautical
ISBN: 9781898660675
Size: 41.82 MB
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Ivar Dedekam's revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat as well as the theory of sail aerodynamics. The book covers the many variations in boat, sail and rig design.