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The Physics of Sailing Explained (Paperback)

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Authoritative yet accessible, this work will enable readers to better grasp how sails, keels and hulls work together to keep sailboats moving--and will sharpen their skills with a more subtle and thorough appreciation of why various boat design features are present and why certain tactics work in certain situations.

About the Author


Bryon D. Anderson is a professor of physics at Kent State University and an avid sailor. As a graduate student, he spent many summers sailing Lake Erie, even making a trip to Canada and back, and has since developed a passion for cruising and club racing. This is his first nautical book.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781574091700
ISBN-10: 1574091700
Publisher: Sheridan House
Publication Date: October 1st, 2003
Pages: 160
Language: English