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2 edition of Tackle sailing this way. found in the catalog.

Tackle sailing this way.

Dawson, Christopher

Tackle sailing this way.

by Dawson, Christopher

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Published by S. Paul in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination128p.,ill.,20cm
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18984394M

Sailing can provide adventure, relaxation, recreation, and just good old fun. To enjoy yourself on a sailboat, you need to know the basic sailing maneuvers, sail positions, and rules of the waterway for when you encounter other vessels. And, it pays to know what to bring aboard and what to leave on shore. But it’s still the best sailing book ever, with tides of imitators since it first came out in The story begins with this expert seaman in a Fairhaven boatyard fixing up the Spray.

A GUN TACKLE is made up of two single sheave blocks (fig. ). The name of the tackle originated when it was being used in the old days of muzzle-loading guns. After the guns were fired and reloaded, this tackle was used to haul the guns back to the battery. A gun tackle has a mechanical advantage of 2.   This sailing classic, first published in , is now available as an e-book. Sailing has come a long way in terms of technology and creature comforts since the author’s voyages more than 30 years ago with her husband, Chris Knight, aboard Leucothea, their Bermuda 30 ketch. Nonetheless, today’s readers, especially reluctant first mates—as.

This is a partial glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, while many date from the 17th to 19th also Wiktionary's nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in the Further reading section for additional words and references. tackle. The stay tackle is left slack. After raising the load to the height necessary to clear obstructions, you take up on the stay tackle and ease off on the yard fall. A glance at the rig tells you that the mechanical advantage of each of these tackles is only 2. You may think it’s hard work to rig a yard and stay tackle when the small.


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The pulleys are assembled to form blocks and then blocks are paired so that one is fixed and one moves with the load. The rope is threaded through the pulleys to provide mechanical advantage that amplifies the force applied to the rope.

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