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Mainsail to the Wind

A Book of Sailing Quotations

by William Galvani

  • 208 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Sheridan House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports,
  • Quotations,
  • Sail Boating,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Reference,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Quotations, maxims, etc,
  • Sailing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8740280M
    ISBN 101574090690
    ISBN 109781574090697
    OCLC/WorldCa41326257


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Mainsail to the Wind by William Galvani Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mainsail to the Wind book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Collected here for the first time are the eloquent musings of o /5. Mainsail to the Wind is a collection of sailing quotations that is both a valuable resource and fun to browse.

Topics include everything from the America's Cup to waterspouts; those quoted range from the Roman emperor Caligula to John Paul Jones.5/5(1).

Mainsail to the Wind is a collection of sailing quotations that is both a valuable resource and fun to browse. Topics include everything from the America's Cup to waterspouts; those quoted range from the Roman emperor Caligula to John Paul Jones.

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View Our Accommodations. Mainsail Trim. By nature, a mainsail is the most durable and flexible sail in any inventory. It has to cover an incredible range of wind conditions, plus stretch and twist into almost every shape possible. While the mainsail provides a good bit of power, it also has a lot to do with the boat's directional control.

Great book on mainsail trimming. Easy to read with lots of illustrations. It covers everything from wind shear, twist, all 4 gears, all the way to crew communication for shifting gears for acceleration and given wave patterns. Absolutely no fluff or nonsense.

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The wind higher aloft is usually stronger and more aft than wind at the surface; this is called wind shear. Therefore, it's often necessary to trim the mainsail differently up high than at deck level, and outer telltale fluttering calls for easing of the sheet until the outer portions receive enough airflow.

Its purpose is to adjust the amount of tension on the luff of the mainsail, which in turn controls the fore and aft location of the draft, or point of maximum curvature in the sail.

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Contessa 26 Mainsail - Used In stock - Never Sailed $ Contessa 26 Mainsail Standard Warp Drive Cruise (Challenge) 0 Full and 4 Partial Battens Flip Flop Closure Batten Pockets 2 Reef(s) Shape Controls: Cunningham and Flattener Off Shore /.

Furling the Mainsail Posted on Ma Septem by The Rigging Company, LLP After all of the conveniences that technology has afforded us sailors, there is still one luxury that has eluded us.

Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice or on land over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.

A course defined with respect to the true wind direction is. In downwind conditions (with the wind behind the boat) a spinnaker replaces the jib. Some mainsails are "full-batten" mainsails, meaning the batten extends all the way from the mast to the leach of a sail.

A partial batten extends from the leech partway to the mast. Battens enable the mainsail to project farther away from the mast. Mainsail Insignia Guide - Page 19 Santana Sarah 32 Saroca Saturna 33 Scamper Catamaran Scanmar 33 Scanyacht 36 Scepter 41 Scheel 30 Schucker Screamer 36.

Mainsail definition, the lowermost sail on a mainmast. See more. Free flashcards to help memorize facts about American Sailing Association Book Quizzes - All.

Other activities to help include hangman, crossword, word scramble, games, matching, quizes, and tests. The same rules apply as with the outhaul: a flatter mainsail shape (more mastbend) will create less heel, reduce weather helm, and allow for more control. Flatter mainsail shapes work best when trying to sail upwind.

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Sailing closer than about 90 degrees to the true wind when it’s blowing is not possible without the mainsail set. Yes, I know, many boats will sail amazingly close to the wind with just a jib up when the wind is moderate or light, but when it’s blowing, not so much.

Add in. A boom vang is a useful control for your mainsail, especially if it's older and acting its age. That is, if it's getting baggy and difficult to flatten, particularly when you're pointed off the wind.

For better performance, you need to be able to pull excess twist out of the mainsail and flatten the leech. The. View detailed information and reviews for 2 Mainsail Ct in Middle River, Maryland and get driving directions with road conditions and live traffic updates along the way.

On this day we had about 15 knots of wind and I had not yet reefed the mainsail BUT we were over powered. So I eased the mainsail traveller out a little but keeping the head sail in tight.

This back pressured the leading leeward edge of the mainsail causing it to create an “S” shape. But gathering up, flaking and lashing down a big mainsail that’s sprawled all over a cabintop is a pain in the backside too, especially when it’s blowing, the boat is rolling, you’re in a harbor that’s full of traffic, and there are only one or two of you on board to sort out the mess.

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The J/24 has just 4 sails to cover the entire wind range for racing. For the best performance in each condition, we adjust shroud tension depending on wind speed. As the final step in setting up your boat, fill in the attached tuning chart with how many turns of the turnbuckles it take to get from one setting to another.

The balance is changed by too much pressure in one of the sails either when the wind increases, when reefed or when the boat is sailing with just main or genoa.

Main sail pressure. When sailing with too much mainsail or just the main the CD moves behind the pivot point causing the boat to head up into the wind. Looking at a Sailboat. Related Book. Sailing For Dummies, 2nd Edition. By J. Isler, The sails are your engines — their power or fuel comes from the wind.

The main, or mainsail, sets along the back edge of the tallest mast. Some boats carry only a mainsail, while others have a headsail as well. A headsail sets in front of the mast.

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Sail Trim. This guide is based on an article by Ian Short that was first published in Australian YACHTING, May/June (2 to 10 knots true wind speed) This makes the mainsail a fuller and more powerful shape, and secondly, it eases tension on the forestay, this allows the forestay to sag off more which induces more fullness into the.

Heavy Air Downwind Sailing by Andrew Kerr February What is heavy air. For each team this can vary depending on the experience level aboard – but for most teams it is about 20 knots of wind and above – especially in open unprotected water when the seas have a.

North Sails Trim for Speed Awesome trim video from North Sails with Tom Whidden, Tom McLaughlin, Gary Weismann and Hans Fogh Trimming the Mainsail Acts | View whole chapter | See verse in context And when they had taken up the anchors, they committed themselves unto the sea, and loosed the rudder bands, and hoised up the mainsail to the wind, and made toward shore.

You're familiar with basic mainsail running rigging, right. The halyard hoists it up the mast and the main sheet adjusts the angle of the sail to the hull. Both lines are important but they don't adjust the aerodynamic shape of the mainsail, which can make a big difference if you want to get the best.

44 quotes have been tagged as sail: H. Jackson Brown Jr.: ‘Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by t.

No one likes being head to wind with the sail thrashing around for longer than needed, and that goes double in waves and big breeze, but there is an even more important reason to be able to hoist quickly: Speed enables us to hoist without moving the lazyjacks forward.

We just wait for the boat to be exactly head to wind, and hoist quickly. The full batten mainsail is hoisted by pulling the mainsail halyard, while the sail goes up, attached by cars to the mast. When folded, this type of mainsail lies in the so-called lazy bag.

The roll mainsail is set by rolling it out of the mast by furling system, which pulls out the clew of the mast by a rope called the outhaul. I have purchased this book twice now, and really like it (along with it's partner book "Head Sail Trimming" I crew and skipper a variety of racing boats, and I learned so much from this book.

I found that I would race, read the book, then race again. There is a lot to learn about trimming those tricky mainsails/5(31). Download Mainsail Trimming ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Chapters include: How Sails Work Jibs & Genoas Spinnakers Reefing Sailing Upwind Heavy Weather Sailing Trade Wind Sailing Ultimately this book will have you itching to get back afloat and tinkering with the trim of your sails.

There you have it, the in’s and out’s of In-Mast Furling. Although it may at first glance seem more difficult than just pointing the boat into the wind and yanking on the halyard, the safety benefits and ease of handling outweigh the added considerations.

Top tips on sailing well with an in-mast furling mainsail and how to tune your rig for best performance. Sail trim expert and prize-winning racing sailor, Karl-Otto Book of Elvstrǿm Sails, joins.We’re here to help. North Sails has a wealth of information that we want to share with you. Whether it is tips on getting around the racecourse, trimming your sails or cruising techniques – we aim to document our knowledge to help improve your sailing.

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