Overview:The Windvane Self-steering Handbook - This book shows how to choose, buy, build, install, maintain, repair, and use a windvane self-steerer. When you're cruising shorthanded, you can't always be at the helm. A windvane self-steering system is the most reliable means of steering your small vessel on long ocean passages--and it doesn't use one amp of your precious electrical power."The Windvane Self-Steering Handbook" is the definitive guide to every aspect of sailing and working with the long-distance sailor's best friend. Veteran sailor Bill Morris points out the mechanical and navigational advantages of vane steering systems; provides an overview of available products, complete with sizes, prices, and contact information; and shows you how to install, maintain, repair, and modify vane gears for best performance. In this practical guide you'll find: lucid explanations of how vane gears work; an easy-to-implement discussion of how to match a vane design with your boat; invaluable instructions for how to sail with a windvane - settings, sail trim, etc.; a look at ten commercially available vane gear systems; diagrams and instructions for a home-built unit; and, instructions for customizing vane gears for optimum performance.
This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725649-9780071434690. It was written by the following authors: Bill Morris. Book The Windvane Self-steering Handbook, which can be read online, published by the company: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2004-02-24 00:00:00. It has 224 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 682 g. File for download The Windvane Self-steering Handbook has PDF format and is called the-windvane-self-steering-handbook.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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