29.10.2017

MAXIMUM SAIL POWER — THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SAILS, SAIL TECHNOLOGY AND PERFORMANCE

Maximum Sail Power - The Complete Guide to Sails, Sail Technology and

Author(s) Brian Hancock
Publisher Nomad Press
Date 2003
Pages 288
Format pdf
Size 5 Mb
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This book is devoted to sailing and provides readers with the information and necessary professional guidance to the sails and sail technology also covering the performance matters. The content is presented in a very concise way though it is quite comprehensive and the text part is supplemented by the numerous personal anecdotes and informative photo making the learning process not only easy but sometimes even funny.

The book provides a definitive look at the recent technical advances in sailcloth and hardware, engineering aspects, sail trim etc. it also contains several case studies illustrating which of the fibers, sails and fabrics would better suit different sailing applications. The volume will be very interesting to the sailors who will find it practical and giving all information they require to apply to their yachts and boats.

This book is arranged in fifteen chapters covering all important topics. Some additional information is there in the appendices. The Basic Boat Diagram and Glossary of terms used in sailing has also been included for reference. The book is considered a best choice for the newcomers o sailing but will also be useful to the experienced sailors.

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