Sports & Recreation

The Symmetry of Sailing

by Ross Garrett
Publisher: Allard Coles
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Pages: 268 pages
ISBN 13:
ISBN 10: PSU:000058408674
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : The Symmetry of Sailing written by Ross Garrett, published by Allard Coles which was released on 1987. Download The Symmetry of Sailing Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Why must a boat make leeway in order to sail to windward? -- Why must a boat make leeway in order to sail to windward? How can a helmsman prevent downwind rolling? Why is a sail able to produce a force at right angles to the wind direction? How do the motions of water particles in waves affect boat handling? These and many other important questions are addressed by the authors in this detailed study of the motive forces of a yacht.