6 edition of Sail Trim and Rig Tuning (Captain"s Quick Guides) found in the catalog.
July 15, 2005
by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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|Number of Pages||16|
The complete guide on how to trim sails and tune rigging for all conditions to make the boat sail faster and safer. A well-trimmed sailing boat is not only faster - it heels less, balances better and is more comfortable. Wear and load is reduced and expensive gear lasts : Magne Klann; Oyvind Bordal. A beautifully, uniquely illustrated nautical guide to how to trim your sails and rig for maximum performance. With a revolutionary approach, this guide tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat, plus the theory of sail aerodynamics.
This was brought home to me at the Lindenberg 22 National Championships where I had a chance to see a very competitive fleet set up their rigs and I could compare sails, trim and the different sailors' interaction with rig tuning. The majority of competitors carried their rigs . I have been looking for a book on sail trimming. So far I have come across the following books mentioned on various fora (including ybw): Sailpower (Peter Nielson) U Racing Trim (Bill Gladstone) Trim and Rig Tuning: A Captain's Quick Guide (Bill Gladstone) and Rig Tuning (Ivar Dedekam).
Sailing quickly isn’t just about winning races, it can be the difference between an uncomfortable and potentially dangerous night at sea and sleeping soundly, safely tied up at a dock. In this article I’m going to explain some of the sail trim and rig adjustment tips that I’ve learned that can help you go faster on upwind and on a reach. The second half of the book gives hints and tips on sail trim, sail handling, rig tuning and sail maintenance. Sailing, like everything else, has its own jargon. For those on the inside, the nomenclature can facilitate communication. But for the uninitiated, it has just the opposite effect — the specialized vocabulary creates a fog.
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Book Description The best-illustrated manual ever on tuning the sails and rigs of a yacht or small keelboat features color diagrams and a brilliantly concise text. Separate sections offer a logical approach to the topics of trimming the genoa and mainsail, trimming spinnakers and gennakers, and setting up masts/5(96).
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Sail Trim and Rig Tuning: A Captain's Quick Guide (Captain's Quick Guides)/5(23). Sail and Rig Tuning. Fantastic computer graphics systematically explain how to tune-your-yacht, keelboat or dinghy.
This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows the reader step by step, how to trim their sails and rig for maximum performance/5.
This book provides a clear understanding of the dynamics of rig and sail and how to get them working together in harmony with the elements. With hundreds of colour photographs and illustrations throughout, the text is concise and precise, divided into sections to make it easy to find exactly what you need.
What makes this new book on sail trim and rig tuning different from most other books on the topic, is the short, concentrated text with adjacent corresponding illustrations. 80 pages with more than particularly descriptive colour illustrations giving an interesting, easily accessible introduction to the art of trimming Sail Trim and Rig Tuning book and rig.
Sail trim and rig tuning made easy, both for experts and novices. In this book the author distils those rules of thumb and theories pertaining to sail trim and rig tuning commonly agreed upon among the sailing community.
80 pages with more than particularly descriptive colour illustrations giving an interesting, easily accessible introduction to the art of trimming sails and rig. BASE Rig Set-Up The North Sails X Tuning Guide is set up in two parts. the first is rig setup and the second is sail trim with references.
Equipment Requirements Tape measure 30 m (’) “North Sails Large Trim Scale” RTM Loos Gauge Permanent marker The rig set up starts with positioning the mast butt correctly and the second stepFile Size: 1MB. Fortunately, rig tuning is a straightforward step by step process for both masthead and fractional rigs.
The goals in rig tuning are the following: (1) Eliminate side bend and lean, (2) Set mast rake for proper helm balance, (3) Set pre-bend to match the mainsail design, and (4) Control mast bend and headstay : Bill Fortenberry. 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. Use our How To section to search for content and read about topics of interest to you. Buy Illustrated Sail and Rig Tuning: Genoa and mainsail trim, spinnaker and gennaker, rig tuning (Illustrated Nautical Manuals) 2nd edition by Dedekam, Ivar (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low /5(). Book Review. SAIL & Rig. The Tuning Guide. By Magne Klann & Øyvind Bordal Published by Fernihurst Books. Info & Orders HERE. This book is ultimately the complete guide to sail trim and rigging to make the boat sail faster and safer.
The aims of RIG TUNING are as follows: a. Ensure a straight mast athwartships b. Control sail shape. Achieve proper helm balance in a variety of conditions d. Spread loads appropriately on spars, rigging and boat. Different rig configurations require a different rig tuning process: RIG TUNING - SINGLE SPREADER MASTHEAD RIG.
Welcome to Dedekam Design: Dedekam Design specializes in uniquely illustrated nautical manuals which are easier to understand and remember. The author, Ivar Dedekam, has been sailing for 30 years and has logged more than nautical miles, including 3 Atlantic crossings.
The book, "Illustrated Sail & Rig Tuning" has become an. Publication of Sail and Rig The Tuning Guide. Order your copy from: This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows you how to trim your sails and rig for maximum performance.
With a revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning, this book tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat as well as the theory of sail. Bill Gladstone is the author of Sail Trim and Rig Tuning ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), North U Trim Book ( avg rating, 8 r /5.
Mainsail Trimming An Illustrated Guide and Jib Trimming An Illustrated Guide are both books I've pointed others to if they are new. Both are concise with plenty of pictures that show what the author means when they talk about something like moving the draft of a sail. Description of the book "Sail and Rig Tuning": Fantastic computer graphics systematically explain how to tune-your-yacht, keelboat or dinghy.
This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows the reader step by step, how to trim their sails and rig for maximum performance. A concentrated and thoroughly illustrated manual which systematically shows you how to trim your sails and rig. About the Author Ivar Dedekam has been sailing for more than 25 years and has logged close to nautical miles, including two Atlantic crossings/5().
This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows the reader step by step, how to trim their sails and rig for maximum performance. Ivar Dedekam’s revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat as well as the theory of sail aerodynamics/5().
on rigging and tuning of your Seldén mast Hints and advice €15 Instructions for rigging. Conditions for valid guarantee. 1 Tuning for safety 30 Masthead rigs 32 Fractional rigs 42 19/20 rig and similar 48 Bergström-Ridder rig 50 want to trim the sail.
Genoa/jib sheet: Line for sheeting the foresail. Led via.Rigging tensions should not be overdone and leeward shrouds should go slack when sailing to windwatnd in over 10 knots of wind. The 'prebend' is designed to offset spinnaker pole loads and produce a flatter main in very light winds, and is an essential aspect of correct tuning.
Lower shrouds should be set up so that the mast is straight.- Tuning Your Rig. The first objective in tuning a rig is to get the mast centered in the boat and standing straight. Once this is achieved, refinement of the tuning will improve the boat’s performance by changing the balance of the helm and, more importantly, by controlling sail shape.
Tuning your rig is a two step process.