Jib Trimming: An Illustrated Guide Paperback – Sep 12 2005
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"...jib trimming will be de-mystified for the beginner, and the more experienced sailor..." (Sailing, November 2007)
From the Back Cover
"Jib trimming is often referred to as a black art..."
In a new and ground-breaking format this guide:
- Demystifies the art of jib trimming
- Avoids use of confusing nautical terminology
- Illustrates concepts with diagrams and photographs
- Includes everything you need to know
Photographs and diagrams are used to explain and illustrate every basic jib trim concept including:
- Lift and drag
- Sail shape: depth, groove, foot shape, twist
- Telltale reading
- Sailing using gears
- Wind changes including shifts
- Sea state
- Offwind trim
- Setting up the jib and genoa track, spreader markings and jib halyard
Contains a print-and-laminate trim chart.
"This book is an asset to the world of sailing and will be of great help to new and experienced jib trimmers." - Ian MacDiarmid, MacDiarmid sails
Top Customer Reviews
Easy to understand
Lots of helpful illustrations (pictures)
Lots of helpful & insightful explanations.
Great for beginners & those aiming higher
Includes - Great review of essential basics
My grandson & his instructors are happy & excited with this purchase & so am I.
My grandson has entered level - CanSail 4.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
should be usefull up to professional levels. the book is very
nicely divided into stages and situations and helped me a lot.