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Sails and Rigging

By Nola Trower

ISBN: 9781852238537
PUBLISHED: July 1996
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 235 x 165 mm
INSIDE: 64 black & white photographs & 100 line drawings

This highly informative and detailed guide will be of real help to all yachtsmen, skippers and crew in understanding more about the sails and rigging of their boat.

Includes detailed information on: cuts of sail; finishing and flow design; principles of sails at work, loadings and sail shape; cleaning, stowing and repairing sails; storage, corrosion and lubrication of rigging and setting up masts, rigging and correct balance.

Fully illustrated throughout with photographs and diagrams of sails and rigging equipment, their usage and how they look when in position on board boats.

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