Ever noticed how books on sail trim and handling seem to be written by racing sailors, for racing sailors? Not this one.
SAILPOWER-Trim and techniques for Cruising Sailors is aimed at typical cruising sailors with typical cruising boats, people who want to get the best out of their sailing.
Packed with down-to-earth practical advice and superbly illustrated with examples of how to get your boat sailing to its full potential, this is one book no cruiser can afford to be without.
Inside you'll find information on the following topics and much more!
How sails work
Essential sail-trim tops
Balance your boat
Sail-handling system upgrades
Keep moving in light air
Tune your rig
Peter Nielsen, Editor of SAIL Magazine, has sailed and raced boats of all sizes and types all around the world and has competed in several long-distance ocean races. He's "a cruiser who turns into a racer whenever there's another boat in the vicinity."
Large format, 160 pages, Color illustrations throughout Hardcover $34.95