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Why Book of Sailing: The Curious Sailor's Guide to the Science of Sailing and Seamanship
     

Why Book of Sailing: The Curious Sailor's Guide to the Science of Sailing and Seamanship

by Scott Welty
 

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Boats are affected by wind, tide, current, gravity and many other natural phenomena, and exist in a world of dynamic and constant change. The author looks at the sailboat through the eyes of a popular scientist and explains the scientific reasons why the boat behaves as it does. This book will help all sailors be more in tune with their boats and the water around

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Boats are affected by wind, tide, current, gravity and many other natural phenomena, and exist in a world of dynamic and constant change. The author looks at the sailboat through the eyes of a popular scientist and explains the scientific reasons why the boat behaves as it does. This book will help all sailors be more in tune with their boats and the water around them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580801461
Publisher:
Burford Books
Publication date:
09/25/2007
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,343,732
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.44(d)

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