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Maximum Sail Power
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Brian Hancock
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-10-15 - Publisher: Nomad Press

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. Provided is a definitive look at the latest developments in sails, sailcloth, engineering, hardware, and sail
Sail Performance
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: Czesław A. Marchaj
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

Fully updated, this authoritative and richly illustrated standard reference offers the latest information on rig design, sail construction and trim, wind-sail interaction, and the structure of the wind. From his 40 years of research and wind-tunnel tests, acknowledged expert Marchaj describes how these factors affect sail power and why certain
Sail Power
Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors: Wallace Ross, Carl Chapman
Categories: Sailing
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher:

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Sail
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Timothy Jeffery
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-27 - Publisher: Aurum

Whether it is to test the high seas on around-the-world events in the glory of 49er yachts, to cut through choppy coastal waters on a Lazer racing for Olympic Gold or to set team against team in the great cup challenges, Sail is a celebration of the adventure and skill
Optimist Racing
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Steve Irish, Phil Slater
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-03 - Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited

The Optimist is the most popular junior sailing class worldwide, with thousands of young people actively racing them and hundreds attending the major events in the class. It has been the nursery for most of the top racing sailors in the world including all the Team GBR gold medallists at