The New Book of Sail Trim

Author: Ken Textor

Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 228

View: 152

Editor Ken Textor is a writer and sailing enthusiast.

The Best of Sail Trim

Author: Charles Mason

Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 280

View: 887

An anthology of authoritative articles from SAIL magazine--one of the world's major sailing magazines.

A Manual of Sail Trim

Author: Stuart H. Walker

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 251

View: 215

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.

RYA Sail Trim Handbook (G-G99)

Author: Royal Yachting Association

Publisher: Royal Yachting Association

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page:

View: 430

The digital edition of the RYA Sail Trim Handbook for Cruisers is crammed with useful tips and pointers on one of the fundamentals of good seamanship: sail trim. The book focuses more on the needs of the cruising sailor as opposed to the out-and-out racer. After all, a well-trimmed cruising yacht will be better balanced, easier to handle, and will sail more comfortably. Sail trim can be bewildering to the novice but the RYA Sail Trim Handbook talks you through the subject in an informative yet entertaining manner. This eBook is further enhanced by a range of clear, well thought-out illustrations. Chapters include: How Sails Work Jibs & Genoas Spinnakers Reefing Sailing Upwind Heavy Weather Sailing Trade Wind Sailing Ultimately this book will have you itching to get back afloat and tinkering with the trim of your sails.

Plain Sailing

A Sail-Trim Manual for New Sailors

Author: Dallas Murphy

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 170

View: 522

This book will help the new sailor to understand the principles and practice of sail trim, adjusting sails so they interact most efficiently with the wind. There is a direct relationship between sailing efficiency and sailing fun. Knowing when, how, and why to trim your sails is the essence of sailing. If you understand trim, you understand sailing.

Sail and Rig Tuning

Author: Ivar Dedekam

Publisher: *Wiley Nautical

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 80

View: 841

Fantastic computer graphics systematically explain how to tune-your-yacht, keelboat or dinghy. This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows the reader step by step, how to trim their sails and rig for maximum performance. 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.

North U Trim Book

North U Racing Trim

Author: Bill Gladstone

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Boats and boating

Page: 208

View: 710

Sail Trim and Rig Tuning

A Captain's Quick Guide

Author: Bill Gladstone

Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 16

View: 940

The essential information you need--onboard and at your fingertips On the water, when questions arise, there's no time to search through an exhaustive manual. The Captain's Quick Guides provide all the answers--fast. Based on the world's largest boating library, this laminated Quick Guide presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise information on sail trim and rig tuning, designed for onboard quick reference.

How to Trim Sails

Author: Peter Schweer

Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Press

ISBN:

Category: Sails

Page: 126

View: 852

This work combines classic management concepts with emerging trends and issues in a concise, student-friendly format. The theme of the fourth edition is the new workplace, highlighting how technology and other influences have changed the traditional organizations and the investigating the impact on their members.

Sail Trim

Theory and Practice

Author: Peter Hahne

Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Press

ISBN:

Category: Sailing

Page: 120

View: 331

Regarded as something of a black art, good sail trim can mean the difference between winning and losing a race or reaching harbour before the tide turns. This book demystifies the skill of good sail trim to enable racers and cruisers alike to sail efficiently and get the most out of their boats.

Mainsail Trimming

An Illustrated Guide

Author: Felix Marks

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 106

View: 574

This book is here to help with the demanding and crucial role of mainsheet trimming. Uncover the secrets of sailing fast while remaining in control.

Sailing

The Basics

Author: Dave Franzel

Publisher: Globe Pequot

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 132

View: 613

Quickly and easily master the sailing fundamentals you'll need to get out on the water.

Sailing

The Basics: the Book That Has Launched Thousands

Author: Dave Franzel

Publisher: Lyons Press

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 144

View: 703

Quickly and easily master the sailing fundamentals you'll need to get out on the water.

The Physics of Sailing Explained

Author: Bryon D. Anderson

Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 152

View: 332

Bryon D Anderson is a writer and scientist with a special interest in sail.

The International Marine Book of Sailing

Author: William Robinson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 528

View: 712

Here's the book that can get you sailing in an afternoon and keep you sailing better through a lifetime on the water This is the first sailing book that follows a sailor's ideal learning curve. Rather than tell you all about sail trim or anchoring in a single chapter, Robby Robinson tells you what you need to know when you want to know it. From the absolute basics to the most advanced techniques, the International Marine Book of Sailing is highly accessible--and informative--at every level. More than 500 pages and 1,000 color photos and illustrations. Covers everything from high-performance and Olympic-class sailing dinghies to coastal and offshore cruising sailboats. No matter your age or the kind of sailing you'd most like to do, this book will work for you. The easy-flowing instructional text is augmented by sidebar features giving alternative approaches, definitions of terms, and boat-to-boat variations--a uniquely effective how-to combination. Includes contributions from Nigel Calder (Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual), Beth Leonard (The Voyager's Handbook), Robert Perry (Yacht Design According to Perry), Bob Sweet (The Weekend Navigator), Charlie Wing (How Boat Things Work), and other top sailing writers. Renders sailing and seamanship more transparent and accessible than ever before. The ideal book for self-teaching.

The Sail Book of Commonsense Cruising

Author: Patience Wales

Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

View: 282

Editor Patience Wales is the editor of Sail magazine.

The Art and Science of Sails

Author: Tom Whidden

Publisher: Seapoint Books

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 182

View: 714

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.

Sails for Cruising

Trim To Perfection

Author: Mark Chisnell

Publisher: *Wiley Nautical

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 96

View: 223

Limp and wrinkly or smooth and billowing? If your sails are set right your boat will be faster, safer and look better Mark Chisnell, one of the best sailors in the world, here demystifies the black art of sail trim. He shows how to set the sails and use them properly in all wind strengths.

Advice to the Sealorn

Author: Herb Payson

Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 343

View: 210

In 50 chapters, the author covers everything from Really Getting Started to What is it Really Like Out There?, from Different Rigs to Motor Mechanics, from My Wife Doesn't Want to GO to Cruising with Kids...

The Annapolis Book of Seamanship: Third Edition

Completely Revised, Expanded and Updated

Author: John Rousmaniere

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 416

View: 507

Offers information based on the sailing program of the U.S. Naval Academy, giving detailed instructions for all levels of experience on developing and maintaining effective sailing skills