A contribution to the physics of sailing

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Preface to second edition


Section 1 Introduction


Section 2 The single soft sail


Section 3 The Bermuda rig


Section 4 Resisting the transverse force


Section 5 The steering and balance of a boat


Section 6 The stability of sailing vessels


Section 7 The keel and the bulb


Section 8 Wind shifts


Section 9 Conclusion