Sail Trim Handbook For Cruisers (G99)
- This book is crammed with useful tips and pointers on one of the fundamentals of good seamanship: sail trim. It focuses more on the needs of the cruising sailor as opposed to the out-and-out racer. After all, a well-trimmed cruising yacht will be better balanced, easier to handle, and will sail more comfortably.
The RYA Sail Trim Handbook talks you through the subject in an informative yet entertaining manner. The book is further enhanced by a range of clear, well thought-out illustrations.
Chapters include: How sails work; jibs & genoas; spinnakers; reefing; sailing upwind; heavy weather sailing; trade wind sailing.
Paperback, 88 pages, Full colour photos & diagrams.
• RYA Code: G99