Sail Trim : Thoery and Practice

By: Hahne, Peter

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Good sail trim can mean the difference between winning and losing a race or reaching harbor before the tide turns. This book demystifies the skill of good sail trim with the aid of superb color diagrams and photograph, to enable racers and cruisers alike to sail efficiently and get the most out of their boats. Taking account of all types of wind condition the author explains: aero and hydrodynamics, rig types, the best way to rig a vessel, sail cloth and cut, the right trim for the mainsail and smaller sails, and sailing before the wind. There is really only one way to set your sails for maximum efficiency; this book explains how.

Title: Sail Trim : Thoery and Practice

Author Name: Hahne, Peter

Categories: Anchors, Canvas, Knots & Rigging,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: Sheridan Dobbs Ferry: 2005

ISBN Number: 1574091980

ISBN Number 13: 9781574091984

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Size: 5 1/2 x 8

Seller ID: 072350

Description: Good sail trim can mean the difference between winning and losing. Learn about aero and hydrodynamics, rig types, sail cloth and cut, much more. For racers and cruisers alike to get the most out of your sails. 120pp