Sail and Rig Tuning
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Main Sail Trim. Aerodynamics. Apparent Wind. Points of Sailing. Sail Shape. Trim Devices. Miscellaneous. Genoa trim. Stability. Balance. Mainsail trim. The interaction of the sails. Reaching and running. Marking
Miscellaneous. Trim examples. Reefing. Problems
Solutions. Summary. Trimming the Spinnaker. Types of spinnakers. Equipment and terms., Preparing the spinnaker set. Hoisting the spinnaker. Spinnaker pole angle. Spinnaker pole height. Spinnaker depth. Running. Reaching. Broaching. Steering in heavy airs. Gybing the spinnaker. End to end gybe. Two-pole gybe. Dip pole gybe. Taking down the spinnaker. The Gennaker. Rig tuning. Rig types. Athwartship tuning. Fore and aft tuning. Backstay tension. Tensioning wire and rod. Tensioning the cap shrouds. Pre-bending the mast. Keel stepped masts. Maximum mast bend. The fractional rig. Tuning under sail. Straighten the mast sideways. Adjusting the lower shrouds. Multiple spreaders. Tuning diagram. Miscellaneous. Why pre-tension?
PortraitIvar Dedekam has been sailing for more than 25 years and has logged close to 50000 nautical miles, including two Atlantic crossings. He has in addition worked for many years as a sailing instructor.
Untertitel: 'Illustrated Nautical Manuals'. 152 colour diagrams. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Fernhurst Books Limited
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2000
Seitenanzahl: 80 Seiten