Sailing Yacht : How it Developed - How it Works. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: BAADER, Juan MOORE, James and Ingeborg, trans.

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BAADER, Juan. The Sailing Yacht : How it Developed - How it Works. Translated from the German by James and Ingeborg Moore. London : Adlard Coles, 1965. First British Printing. Pp. (11),12-336, frontispiece + 18 leaves of plates and 3 folding plans. Illustrated with plans, charts, tables, &c in the text. Large 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4494 : "The most useful single book available to the sailing yachtsman." "First published in Spanish in Buenos Aires in 1962 under the title of El Deports de la Vela. German translation revised and augmented by the author published by Verlag Delius, Klasing & Co, 1963 under the title of Segelsport - Degeltechnik -Segelyachten". "The author of this book is a distinguished Argentinian nav al architect and expert on yachting theory and practice. It was originally published in Spanish and has also had a considerable success in Germany. Senor Baader's reputation can be said to be truly international. In this volume he makes a comprehensive study of almost every aspect of yachting, in particular aerodynamic theory. Yachting history, techniques and even such relatively little-known subjects as land and ice-yachting are all discussed. Altogether the book contains a mass of information of interest to yachtsmen,much of it not easily available elsewhere. And this intormaiion is explain ed with the help of exceptionally clear and attractive diagrams as well as many photographs of unusual interest. There are no less than 210 diagrams, line drawings, 3 folding pull-outs and 68 photographs. It is a book which is certain to attract all those interested in sail." - from the dj. Contents: 1. From the First Sail to the Fast Clipper. 2. The Early History of Yach ting. 3. Keelboats and Centreboarders, Round Bilge and Hard Chine. 4. One- and Two-masted Rigs of Modern Yachts. 5. Wind and Speed and how they AffectOne Another. 6. The Effect of the Wind on Sails and Boat. 7. Investigation into Sailing on the Wind. 8. Cause and Correction of Weather Helm and Lee Helm. 9. Introduction to the Aerodynamics of Sailing. 10. The Aerodynamics of Sailing. 11. Wind Forces on the Reach. 12. Testing Sailing Models. 13. Stability as a Factor of Propulsion. 14. Stability as Safety Factor. 15. Determining the Sail Area. 16. The Mast: The Main Problem of the Sailing Yacht. 17. True Speeds Under Sail. 18. High and Maximum Speeds Under Sail. 19. The Resistance of Sailing Craft. 20. Surlace Friction. 21. Wind Resistance. 22. Wind Balance. 23. Resistance on All Points of Sailing. 24. Complete Analysis of Resistance and Propulsion of a Dinghy. 25. The Influence of Wave Motion on Speed. 26. The Shape of Modern Yachts. 27. The Most Popular Rigs and their Headsails. 28. Cut and Use of the Modern Spinnaker. 29. The Art ofCutting Sails. 30. The Trimming of Boat and Sails. 31. Racing lecnnique—Ra cing Tactics. 32. Yacht Classes. 33. Racing Dinghy Classe. 34. Keelboat Racing Classes. 35. International Formula Classes. 36. International Cruiser/Racer Classes. 37. Modern Cruisers. 38. Large Sailing Yachts. 39. Small Unclassified Offshore Cruisers. 40. Small Yachts which have Sailed Round the World. 41. Ten Unusual Yachts. 42. Cadet Classes. 43. Motor Sailers. 44. The Catamaran. 45. Faster than the Wind. 46. Hull Shapes of the Future. 47. Rigs ot the Future. 48. The Conquest of the Sea. 49. Sailing Round the World in Yachts. 50. The Sea and the Winds. 51. The Size of Waves in the Ocean. 52. Dangers at Sea. 53. Special Sails for Long-distance Ocean Voyages. 54. Four Ways to Weather a Storm. 55. Safety Measures for Long Ocean Voyages. 56.Navigation Instruments.; 57. The Immediate future: Sailing Blind? 58. Famo us Ocean Races. 59. The America's Cup. 60. Rating Rules for Yachts. 61. Sail Cloth Made from Synthetic Fibres. 62. Conventional and Modern Building Materials. 63. Auxiliary Engines in Sailing Yachts. 64. Propellers for Sailing Yachts. Appendices : 1. Normal Ground Tackle. 2. Conversion Table for Weights and Measures. Very good in rubbed, and lightly soiled dustjacket. 45.00

Title: Sailing Yacht : How it Developed - How it Works. First British Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: BAADER, Juan MOORE, James and Ingeborg, trans.

Categories: 80,

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1965,:

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