A contribution to the physics of sailing

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Contents                 

 

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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