Ivar Dedekam’s revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning tackles the practical and realistic The book covers the many variations in boat, sail and rig design. Would anyone like to recommend this book? I need to eventually tune a Z spar single spreader masthead rig with lowers, middles and uppers. The method to get this publication Sail And Rig Tuning By Ivar Dedekam is very easy. You could not go for some areas as well as invest the moment to only.

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Written by the editor of Sail magazine, whose extensive experience includes competition in long-distance ocean races, Sailpower is a thoroughly detailed instructional to effectively operating a sailboat.

When it comes to rig tuning I’m ivr sure it tells you much – or any – more than Selden’s free guide http: The Best Books of I have lots of sailing books and have been sailing for over ten years. The Dedekam book is OK. Highly recommended for beginner as well as seasoned sailors. You will be surprised how you can improve even an old sail by systematically using the steps in this book. But what really sets this book apart is its illustrations.

Fantastic computer graphics systematically explain how sxil tune-your-yacht, keelboat or dinghy. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Sail and Rig Tuning

Easy enough for a beginner and solid enough for a moderately able wannabe like myself. Ivar Dedekam’s new book is really filled to the brim with every scrap of information that both novice and experienced sailor will welcome as a ‘must have’ edition on their bookshelves.

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This book always gives me something to try out on my own or other people’s boats. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. All the 8mm standing rigging is being replaced, starting from the bottom. First published init was revised several times. My rig tuning and sail setting bible. Get to Know Us. He has in addition worked for many years as a sailing instructor.

Thread Tools Show Printable Version. I picked this up purely to answer the question “Does forestay tension have the same effect as jib halyard tension? Open Preview See a Problem? The interaction of the sails.

Brian Richardson rated it liked it Apr 07, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Get a Loos gauge and go for it Also you don’t want to get the mast on your head. Especially rigging is something often overlooked. Buy the selected items together This item: I’ve read a lot on sail trim and most of the guides spend way to much time explaining the physics of lift, but very little time explaining how to apply the science to different conditions.

Ivar Dedekam “Sail and rig tuning”

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Claire rated it it was ok Jan 26, Ivar Dedekam’s revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat as saill as the theory of sail aerodynamics. A massive bonus is heaps of colour computer generated illustrations covering every, and I mean every, term. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Sail and Rig Tuning Ivar Dedekam. Share your thoughts with other customers. Andrew Stewart rated it it was amazing Jan 30, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows the reader step by step, how to trim their sails and rig for maximum performance. SW Burgiel rated it really liked it Oct 06, Loos gauge is very good. Sail Trim and Rig Tuning: Having sailed my whole life [ My sailmaker recommends it heartily.

A compact, concise reference on how to trim your sails and adjust your standing rigging.