The Art And Science Of Sails

Author: Tom Whidden
Publisher: St Martins Press
ISBN: 9780312044176
Size: 36.44 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: 22.71 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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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: 74.15 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

The Annapolis Book Of Seamanship

Author: John Rousmaniere
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451650248
Size: 59.18 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.

A Manual Of Sail Trim

Author: Stuart H. Walker
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393032963
Size: 49.53 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Sail Trim

Author: Peter Hahne
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 140812338X
Size: 56.86 MB
Format: PDF
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Explains the art of good sail trim with the aid of superb colour diagrams and photographs.

Maximum Sail Power

Author: Brian Hancock
Publisher: Nomad Press
ISBN: 1619304279
Size: 48.83 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.