Sail Performance: Techniques to Maximise Sail Power
Adlard Coles Nautical, 2003 - 401 Seiten
Based on C.A. Marchaj's Sailing Theory and Practice, this is a reference for sailors. From wind tunnel tests which he has conducted, Marchaj describes how the factors of wind speed, sail area, sail shape, sail setting, the hull, angle of heel, wind gradient and steadiness of wind all affect sail power, and why certain rigs are superior in power and efficiency to others. This revised edition explains developments and thinking since the last edition was published.
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My husband wanted a book on this subject and I chose this one. The book opens with long sections on the physics of sail shape and size and is heavy on the mathematical equations used to calculate the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen