Sailing and racing catamarans.

  • 152 Pages
  • 4.35 MB
  • English
Hodder & Stoughton , London
The Physical Object
Pagination152p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18895550M

Great book. A must read before sailing if you are a novice catamaran sailor. Has a lot of useful information about buying a sailboat, sailing, tuning your catamaran, etc. The book is comprehension and also gives an introduction into catamaran racing. The book is /5(48).

Sailing since the age of ten, he dominated catamaran racing at a youth level, medalling three times at both the ISAF Youth World and RYA Youth National championships.

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Tom has gone on to succeed in a number of national (Dart, Form Ho Tornado), European (Ho Form Student Keelboat) and world (Dart) championships/5(9). Books about catamaran sailboats, learn about catamarans.

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A world champion catamaran racer and one of the bestselling writers of catamaran sailing has created a book that is bound to be a valuable guide to catamaran racers for a very long time. This complete course to catamaran racing is made easy-to-understand by clarity. ASA’s Cruising Catamarans Made Easy will set you off on the right course.

The textbook is the ideal companion to our ASACruising Catamaran certification, and will take you from bowsprit to stern rail and all points in between, describing and illustrating how to sail these beamy, twin engine cruising crafts.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cotter, Edward F. Sailing and racing catamarans. Philadelphia, Chilton Books [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Learn to go faster, sailboat racing tactics and how to race the Optimist and Laser. To add an item to your shopping cart click on the buy from Amazon button on the left.

To read more reviews, learn more about the book, or see if used ones are available without adding it. The author discusses subjects such as sail shape, optimum trim as well as the latest go-fast racing techniques. This book is a pool of thought of the world’s greatest catamaran sailors and much can be learned from them.

5.) CRUISING IN CATAMARANS, by Charles E. Kanter. Published by Sailco Press, Key Largo, Florida ISBN Boom Sailing are Whitianga's top Sailing charter, running daily sailing adventures and boat trips in Mercury Bay.

Explore Cathedral Cove and surrounds from a racing grade catamaran, its pure New Zealand sailing fun. Heavy-weather strategies on these types of catamarans should focus on maintaining control and achieving a moderate speed without endangering boat or crew.

High-performance cruising cats: High-performance cruising catamarans typically have efficient daggerboards or centerboards, deeper rudders, less windage and less displacement. Are you brand new to the world of sailing catamarans for cruising. This is a quick overview of the top brands being bought & sold on the market today.

These 12 brands cover over 80% of. A catamaran generally has no ballast. It primarily depends on beam and individual hull buoyancy for stability. The wider it is, the more stability‐‐however, at some point excessive beam becomes unmanageable.

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In addition a narrower hull is more easily depressed and prone to tripping in heavy seas. The same wider body hull that gives you.

If you are like us, you probably have a library bookshelf dedicated just for sailing and catamarans publications. Our catamaran book collection started as an obsession and has now grown to over volumes.

In fact when Gregor Tarjan – founder of Aeroyacht discovered that there was no updated modern book on catamarans, he wrote his own. To be more precise he wrote two books which have. Like most designers we do not offer plans for catamarans built in steel or aluminium.

Nearly plans and over production catamarans have now been sold. Boats are sailing all over the world. Cruisers have made many comfortable ocean crossings in complete safety while the number of trophies won is testament to the speed of the racing designs. Nathanael G. Herreshoff didn’t (necessarily) mean to spark a yacht-design revolution when he launched the catamaran Amaryllis inbut that’s exactly what happened eventually.

Students of history will remember that Amaryllis was promptly banned from organized racing, mostly because she whipped the monohulls.

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Still, word spread: catamarans were lightning fast and sailed flat. The Colgate 26 is used in all Learn to Sail, Performance Sailing and Racing courses. Designed by Steve Colgate and naval architect Jim Taylor, the Colgate 26 is a popular high performance keelboat, used to train plebes and cadets at the U.S.

Naval and Coast Guard. Learn to Power Like a Pro in Southwest Florida Offshore Sailing School Has Added a Power Cat to its Florida Fleet. Now motor yacht enthusiasts can learn to sail power catamarans in Florida by taking our popular Power Boat Courses in sunny southwest Florida’s beautiful Marina now, the Power Catamaran lessons have only been available in the British Virgin Islands.

Unlike most introductory sailing books, which reflect the biases and idiosyncrasies of their authors, Sailing Fundamentals has been extensively pretested by ASA professional instructors to ensure that it offers the fastest, easiest, most systematic way to learn basic sailing and basic coastal cruising.

This book covers every aspect of beginning. Get this from a library. Sailing: a practical handbook: the complete guide to sailing and racing dinghies, catamarans and cruisers.

[Jeremy Evans] -- An emphasis on the practical, with clear step-by-step photography and text, makes this book an essential guide for beginners and experienced sailors alike. Formula 40 Match Racing and Catamaran Sailing on the South San Francisco Bay.

Book the adventure of a lifetime. Call for more info. In the last few years catamarans have experienced explosive growth. We love the huge amount of space on a catamaran, the stability (nice not to rock while at anchor!), the shallow draft that allows access anchorages that are off limits to monohulls, and the speed when sailing downwind.

Learning to sail a catamaran definitely has it’s differences from monohulls. The sport of sailing involves a variety of competitive sailing formats that are sanctioned through various sailing federations and yacht clubs.

Racing disciplines include matches within a fleet of sailing craft, between a pair thereof or among teams.

Additionally, there are specialized competitions that include setting speed t governing body: World Sailing. Pescott Designs. likes 2 talking about this. An invitation to owners, builders and others to post photos and experiences of Pescott Designs ers: “An authoritative guide for novices and experienced sailors; the best book written on the subjects since the early s.”--“Trimaran” Jim Brown, renowned multihull designer “In Catamarans, Gregor Tarjan shares his enthusiasm for yachts with two hulls, based on years of sailing all types.

Leopard Catamarans holds true to its global reputation for high quality and seaworthy yachts boasting generous equipment options and layouts designed with livability in mind.

In addition to the sailing fleet, Leopard Catamarans also produces superior power catamarans which are. Alien II is a performance open bridge deck catamaran built for the owner in and has been in the same ownership since then. She was built for racing and has competed in in the Round Britian and Ireland race, she was 1st in Mocra class in the Round the Island race and in performed very well coming 10th in her 30 year anniversary race out of 40 multihulls.

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This Catamaran sailing course covers navigation, maneuvering under sail and power, anchoring, and learning to skipper a cruising catamaran. All of our Cruising Catamaran Sailing School classes are taught aboard well-maintained catamarans in the to foot range. The Hardcover of the Sailing: A Practical Handbook: The Complete Guide To Sailing And Racing Dinghies, Catamarans And Keelboats by Jeremy Evans at Barnes.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Keep On Sailing is a poetry book composed of poems about love, romance, break-up, healing, Pages: Catamaran Sailing From Start to Finish. Author: Tom Phipps,Brian Phipps; Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited ISBN: X Category: Sports & Recreation Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A well-rounded guide covering the techniques and skills needed to succeed in catamaran sailing, for those starting out through to those striving for championship wins.

Throughout my dinghy sailing and monohull racing days I had maintained my interest in catamarans - monohull design simply didn't interest me at all. I remember as a child I was always making catamaran models and dreaming of winning races or sailing oceans - always in catamarans.M/S Zara is a brand new 41 foot Beneteau Oceanis sailing yacht.

This intermediate-sized yachts offer the comfort and space for distance cruising, alongside the flexibility for day-sailing or racing.

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