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Marks, Felix Mainsail Trimming - An Illustrated Guide
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Marks, Felix

Mainsail Trimming

An Illustrated Guide

€ 21.95

Uncover the secrets to sailing fast whilst remaining in control.

Mainsail trimming is not only a physically and mentally demanding role on a boat; it is also one of the most crucial. You need a deep and subtle appreciation of sail shapes and the controls used to achieve them.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgements v
Foreword ix
Creating Lift and Avoiding Drag
1(10)
Creating lift with airfoils
2(3)
Avoiding drag with airfoils
5(1)
Overall mainsail trimming: goals and means
5(3)
Sail shape: belly (depth)
8(1)
Sail shape: leech (twist)
9(2)
The Mainsail and its Controls
11(24)
The Mainsheet
12(4)
Traveler
16(6)
Vang
22(4)
Halyard
26(1)
Cunningham
26(2)
Outhaul
28(2)
Backstay
30(5)
The Complete Shapes
35(8)
The complete upwind shapes
36(2)
Reading the telltales
38(5)
How to Sail Fast Upwind
43(22)
Gears
45(2)
Pointing only comes with speed!
47(2)
Keeping speed
49(1)
Controlling heel
50(4)
Using `feel`
54(1)
Using target boat speeds
55(2)
Fast maneuvers
57(8)
Offwind Trim
65(8)
Reaching
66(1)
Running
67(2)
Jibing
69(4)
Hoisting, Dropping, and Reefing
73(6)
Hoisting
74(1)
Dropping
75(1)
Reefing
76(3)
Conclusion 79(2)
Appendix A -- Traveler Track 81(2)
Appendix B -- Trim Table Template 83(2)
Appendix C -- Points of Sail 85(2)
Glossary 87(6)
Index 93
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
106 pagina's
Januari 2007
227 gram
203 x 171 x 13 mm
Fernhurst Books Ltd. us

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