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Modern sailmaking

by Percy W. Blandford

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Tab Books in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sails.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Percy W. Blandford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM532 .B53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4727520M
    ISBN 100830689370, 0830679375
    LC Control Number78015404

      This is not your parents’ Art and Science of Sails, written by Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt and published in by St. Martin’s Press. Today there are one-piece sails made over a 3D mold in the shape they will assume in the wind. Sail plans have radically evolved to fractional rigs, fat-head mains, and non-overlapping jibs/5(46). , a book of more than photographs of whaling ships, mostly the Morgan. In addition, image collections at Mystic Seaport and at the New Bedford Whaling Museum include hundreds more. Also well documented was the whaling ship Wanderer, the last New Bedford square-rigger to set out on a whaling voyage, which wrecked off Cuttyhunk in , just.

      This is highly recommended for racers, and also for anybody who is interested in how sails work, and modern sailmaking. It is suitable for all levels of experience. The Nautical Mind, 10/12/ Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt's legendary reference work on the art and science of sails has received a complete and well-researched : Hardcover.   When ‘The Art and Science of Sails’ was originally published it covered all aspects of modern day sailmaking including valuable information on sail design and engineering, sail trim and how to choose the correct sail inventory for your purposes, but sailmaking is a vibrant industry and there have been numerous developments in the ensuing years.

      This is highly recommended for racers, and also for anybody who is interested in how sails work, and modern sailmaking. It is suitable for all levels of experience. The Nautical Mind, 10/12/ Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt's legendary reference work on the art and science of sails has received a complete and well-researched update/5(17). This book will be of inestimable value to the learner and experienced sailor alike. Sail trimming has always been considered an art. Brian Hancock has shown how it is also a science.” It was Brian’s farewell to his sailmaking days. He went on to co-found a new global around-the .


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Modern Sailmaking by Percy W. Blandford A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. This is highly recommended for racers, and also for anybody who is interested in how sails work, and modern sailmaking.

It is suitable for all levels of experience. 10/12/ The Nautical Mind. Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt's legendary reference work on the art and science of sails has received a complete and well-researched : Seapoint Books.

This is a complete book about how to make just about any type of sail and goes into extensive detail about how to sew & rig them properly. Lots of pictures and drawings covering Modern sailmaking book modern sails and traditional ones.

The author is interesting, he is listed on the book as Emiliano Marino but also is a frequent contributor to sailboat magazines. Sail Making Vintage Model Sailmaking.

We have several articles related to sails and sailmaking. The first is a short discussion of theory: The Design of Model Yacht Sails by tyne. We then move on to the most complete set of instructions on how to sew a set of sails from cotton: “Sails” by Walter K. Moss from The Modelmaker, The next article discusses the one thing that is.

Buy Modern Sail-making by Blandford, Percy W. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). The subject of sails and sailmaking can be quite complex but in this terrific revised edition of The Art and Science of Sails authors Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt have done a superb job distilling the complexities into a narrative that we can all understand.

From the intricacies of how wind and water conspire to propel a boat forward to some of the more mundane aspects of sails, this book. - Explore chefbboyd's board "Sailmaking" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sailing, Nautical interior and Knots pins. Rigging & Sailmaking Tools All Rigging & Sailmaking Tools Caulking Tools Third Edition: Techniques for Modern and Traditional Ropes The only reference devoted entirely to splicing today’s ropes.

Samson has led the way in developing high-performance cordage to meet the most demanding applications. This book represents the latest. "the one I think is all-around best:" Modern Sailmaking. Percy Blandford. Avoid if you can get the first book mentioned. Adlard Coles Make Your Own Sails.

Bowker and Wood. Jim Michalak refers to this one in his article on polytarp sails. Pretty good. PublishedSt Martin's Press, and modestly updated in The Mainsail Manual primarily focuses on Bermuda mains (the triangular sails that are most common on modern sailboats as mainsails and mizzen sails).

For additional information, turn to the extensive appendices concerning lateen, gaff and spirit rigged sails. This book is included in The Sailmaker's Library. Cover: Softcover Pages: /5(2).

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Steel s Elements of Mastmaking, Sailmaking, and Rigging (from the edition). With fifty-nine folding and other plates, drawn to scale, illustrating the masts, sails, yards, rigging etc, for every class of vessel from the full-rigged ship to the ship s boat, including the progressive method of rigging ships and an illustrated section describing the principal foreign rigs.

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When it first came out twenty-six years ago The Art and Science of Sails immediately established itself as the preeminent text on how sails are made and work, covering the length and breadth of modern-day sailmaking—including the latest on sail design and engineering, as well as how to choose the best sails for your own boat.

SAILING. This is not your parents' Art and Science of Sails, written by Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt and published in by St. Martin's Press. The first edition sold more t copies. The Second Revised Edition is published by North Sails Group, LLC and written by the same duo.

What a difference 25 years makes!. The book rather assumes you will take advantage of their offer of a free computer-aided design disk. Beginner to intermediate level. Jackson, Chris. Radio Controlled Racing Yachts. Paperback, 19cm x 27cm, 83pp. A modern introduction to R/C sailing for the beginner.At the end you would write a check for a deposit, shake on the deal and wait for your sail to be delivered to your boat in the spring.

Those days are gone - sadly for those who long wistfully for the past - but sailmaking, like most modern industries, is operating firmly in the 21st century.A sail is a tensile structure—made from fabric or other membrane materials—that uses wind power to propel sailing craft, including sailing ships, sailboats, windsurfers, ice boats, and even sail-powered land may be made from a combination of woven materials—including canvas or polyester cloth, laminated membranes or bonded filaments—usually in a three- or four-sided shape.