The Art And Science Of Sails

Author: Tom Whidden
Publisher: St Martins Press
ISBN: 9780312044176
Size: 57.65 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: 62.97 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: 15.47 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.

The Annapolis Book Of Seamanship

Author: John Rousmaniere
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451650248
Size: 59.96 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: 12.21 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.

Maximum Sail Power

Author: Brian Hancock
Publisher: Nomad Press
ISBN: 1619304279
Size: 57.82 MB
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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.

Sail Performance

Author: Czesław A. Marchaj
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Company
ISBN:
Size: 32.90 MB
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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: 53.50 MB
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The wind powers everything a sailor does and this book will help you to understand it.