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art and science of sailmaking.

Samuel B. Sadler

art and science of sailmaking.

by Samuel B. Sadler

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Published by Crosby Lockwood & Son in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sails.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationx,138p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18105751M

    Book Review: The Art and Science of Sails, Revised Edition When it first came out twenty-six years ago The Art and Science of Sails immediately established itself as the preeminent text on how sails are made and work, covering the length and breadth of modern-day sailmaking—including the latest on sail design and engineering, as well as. The Art and Science of Sails “A fascinating look at the science and history that has led us to today's highly technical world of sailmaking. The book does a wonderful job of explaining the physics behind both trimming of sails and state-of-the-art sailmaking.”.

    Sailing World, Janu The subject of sails and sailmaking can be quite complex but in this terrific revised edition of The Art and Science of Sails authors Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt have done a superb job distilling the complexities into a /5(46). Sailing World, Janu The subject of sails and sailmaking can be quite complex but in this terrific revised edition of The Art and Science of Sails authors Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt have done a superb job distilling the complexities into a /5(17).

    A few years ago I wrote what was at the time considered the definitive book on sails and sailmaking called Maximum Sail Power. Many people heartily endorsed the book. Here is a sampling: —Tom Whidden, President, North Sails: “Maximum Sail Power is a well-written book by a well-known sailor. It is a comprehensive guide to how sails are made.   The new science of simulating loads and engineering for the dynamic world of a yacht sailing through water and air is very present. New materials have changed much of the sailmakers universe, but the century old art of finishing a sail to give easy, pleasurable sailing over a long period is not at all lost.


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This is not your parents' Art and Science of Sails, written by Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt and published in by St. Martin's first edition sold more t copies.

The Second Revised Edition -- now in its second printing -- is art and science of sailmaking. book by North Sails Group, LLC and written by the same duo.4/5(30). The Art And Science Of Sailmaking Paperback – Ma by Samuel B. Sadler (Author) See all 24 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Author: Samuel B. Sadler. The subject of sails and sailmaking can be quite complex but in this terrific revised edition of The Art and Science of Sails authors Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt have done a superb job distilling the complexities into a narrative that we can all understand.

From the intricacies of how wind and water conspire to propel a boat forward to some of the more mundane aspects of.

Art and science of sailmaking. London, C. Lockwood and son, (OCoLC) Online version: Sadler, Samuel B. Art and science of sailmaking. London, C. Lockwood and son, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Samuel B Sadler.

Sailing World, Janu The subject of sails and sailmaking can be quite complex but in this terrific revised edition of The Art and Science of Sails authors Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt have done a superb job distilling /5(17). item 3 Art and Science of Sailmaking by Samuel B.

Sadler (English) Paperback Book Free - Art and Science of Sailmaking by Samuel B. Sadler (English) Paperback Book Free. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write. The Art and Science of Sails. by Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt Buy the Book. This is not your parents’ Art and Science of Sails, written by Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt and published in by St.

Martin’s first edition was a Main Selection of the Dolphin Book Club. This book is the second iteration of the Art and Science of Sails written by a wonderful sailing journalist Michael Levitt and Tom Whidden, a distinguished North Sails veteran.

I took it on wanting to understand more about what drove those boats we raced and how we could squeeze one more ounce of speed/5(46). Sailing World, Janu The subject of sails and sailmaking can be quite complex but in this terrific revised edition of The Art and Science of Sails authors Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt have done a superb job distilling Format: Hardcover.

The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages:   This is not your parents’ Art and Science of Sails, written by Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt and published in by St.

Martin’s Press. Today there are one-piece sails made over a 3D mold in the shape they will assume in the wind. Sail plans have radically evolved to fractional rigs, fat-head mains, and non-overlapping jibs/5(46).

When it first came out twenty-six years ago The Art and Science of Sails immediately established itself as the preeminent text on how sails are made and work, covering the length and breadth of modern-day sailmaking—including the latest on sail design and engineering, as well as how to choose the best sails for your own boat.

This book is the second iteration of the Art and Science of Sails written by a wonderful sailing journalist Michael Levitt and Tom Whidden, a distinguished North Sails veteran. I took it on wanting to understand more about what drove those boats we raced and how we could squeeze one more ounce of : Seapoint Books.

This is not your parents' Art and Science of Sails, written by Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt and published in by St. Martin's Press. The first edition sold more t copies.

The Second Revised Edition -- now in its second printing -- is published by North Sails Group, LLC and written by the same duo. What a difference 25 years makes. Today there are one 5/5(2). The Art and Science of Sails by Tom Whidden & Michael Levitt Published by North Sails Group.

Review by Brian Hancock. The subject of sails and sailmaking can be quite complex, but in this terrific revised edition of ‘The Art and Science of Sails’ authors Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt have done a superb job distilling the complexities into a narrative that we can all. The art, science, history, and mystery of sails and sailmaking.

Written in concise, layperson's language and full of photographs and personal anecdotes, this book goes step-by-step through the process of creating and using sails. image All images latest This Just In Flickr Commons Occupy Wall Street Flickr Cover Art USGS Maps. Metropolitan Museum.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. SAILING. This is not your parents' Art and Science of Sails, written by Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt and published in by St.

Martin's Press. The first edition sold more t copies. The Second Revised Edition is published by North Sails Group, LLC and written by the same duo. What a difference 25 years makes. The subject of sails and sailmaking can be quite complex but in this terrific revised edition of The Art and Science of Sails authors Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt have done a superb job distilling the complexities into a narrative that we can all understand/5(47).

Page 17 - Sails cut square on the head and foot, with gores only on the leeches, as some topsails are, the cloths on the head between the leeches are cut square to the depth ; and the gores on the leeches are found by dividing the depth of the sail by the number of cloths gored, which gives the length of each gore.

The gore is set down from a square with the opposite selvage, and 3/5(1). My "vast" sailmaking library also includes the following. Some are about making sails, others have helpful information on getting sails and sailboats to work properly, which is an integral part of the sail design/sailmaking process.

Tom Whidden: The Art And Science Of Sails Jeremy Howard Williams: Sails Dennis Conner: Sail Like A Champion.The Art and Science of Sails is a revised edition of the book written by the same authors 25 years ago. So much happened in sailmaking during a quarter of the century.

Actually, theres not so much art left in the modern world of sails design and manufacturing/5.