Sail Smart (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
102
Utgivningsdatum
2012-11-16
Upplaga
1
Förlag
Wiley-Blackwell
Illustrationer
colour tables, diagrams, figures
Dimensioner
209 x 165 x 6 mm
Vikt
226 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781119942375
Sail Smart (häftad)

Sail Smart

Häftad Engelska, 2012-11-16
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Master your instruments and turn on-board information into racing results. Modern sailors are bombarded with a wealth of information from their on-board instruments. From apparent and true wind speed to boat speed, there's no shortage of data to interpret. Sail Smart shows you how to become the master of your instruments and make the right calls every time, knowing for certain when to tack, which shift to look out for, how the tide can work for or against you, and much more. With diagrams and full-color photographs throughout, this accessible and instructional guide turns information into excellence. *Unlock your winning potential *Maximise your onboard instruments *Learn to think like a professional yachtsman
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'Mark Chisnell has been a beacon of clarity in his B&G blog coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race, and his racing tactics book published in 2012 could offer you the same insight to improve your racing performance.' (Yachts & Yachting, January 2015) 'This is a book for all keelboat owners, whether racing or cruising. On-board instruments present modern sailors with a wealth of information such as: apparent and true wind speed; boat speed; speed over the ground (SOG) and velocity made good (VMG). And these are just a few functions. With all the info available it's really a case of understanding what they all mean, and how to use them. Chisnell answers these questions and turns on-board racing information into results with an expert guide on how to turn the theory into practice. Simply by mastering your instruments you can make the right calls every time and know for certain when to tack, which shift to look out for and how the tide can work with or against you. Plus it's illustrated with colour diagrams throughout. As Chisnell says: 'the information is at your fingertips - now turn that knowledge into racing success.' (Sailing magazine, Feb 2016)

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Mark Chisnell divides his time between professional sailing and writing. He has competed as a navigator at the highest level and has written a series of technical sailing titles, Mark has also written three fiction titles.

Innehållsförteckning

Introduction / Position Fixing Systems, Some Thoughts / The Global Positioning System / Using the GPS / Instrument Systems / Stand-Alone Equipment versus Integrated Systems / The Wind Triangle and some Nomenclature / Setting Up an Instrument System / Some Comments on the Calibration Process / Calibration of the Compass / Calibration of the Boat Speed / Calibration of the Apparent Wind Speed and Angle / Calibration of the Depth / Calibration of the Heel Angle Gauge / Calibration of Leeway / Calibration of the True or Sailing Wind / Don't Panic!! / Damping -- High or Low? / Some Instrument Techniques / Start Lines and Wind Shifts / Heel Angle or Wind Speed? / Anticipation / Polar Tables and Where They Come From / What are Polar Tables? / Polar Table Accuracy / Velocity Prediction Programmes / Velocity Made Good and Target Boat Speeds / Data Collection and Performance Analysis / Instrument Techniques using the Polar Table / Next Leg Calculations / Velocity Made Good to the Course: Weather and Current Routing / Appendix A A Quick Guide to Calibration / Appendix B General Maintenance / Appendix C Calibration Records