Jib Trimming - Get the Best Performance and Acceleration Whether Racing or Cruising (2nd Revised edition)
By: Felix Marks (author)Paperback
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A new, updated edition in full colour. Everything you need to know about trimming the foresail. This book demystifies the black art of jib trimming and focuses purely on this role. Concepts covered range from lift, drag and sail shape to wind changes and sea state, with lots more in between. The guide is full of annotated photographs and diagrams to show you exactly what you are trying to achieve and the use of sailing terminology has been reined in. Once this guide is in your head, you will be trimming like a pro. Stand out from the crowd and become a valued crew member by uncovering the secrets of sailing fast whilst remaining in control.
Felix Marks is a successful racing and experienced cruising sailor in Australia and the UK. Also author of the popular sailing guide Mainsail Trimming.
Foreword; 1. Creating Lift & Avoiding Drag; 2. The Jib & its Controls; 3. Sail Shape; 4. How to Sail Fast Upwind; 5. Offwind Trim; Conclusion; Appendix A: Setting Up; Appendix B: Trim Table Template; Appendix C: Points of Sail; Glossary; Index.
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- ID: 9781909911253
2nd Revised edition
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