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Wind Strategy / Edition 3
     

Wind Strategy / Edition 3

by David Houghton, Fiona Campbell
 

ISBN-10: 1904475124

ISBN-13: 9781904475125

Pub. Date: 07/31/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This has, for 20 years, been the definitive book on wind for racing sailors worldwide.

Contains easy-to-understand conceptual models of wind behaviour. So that wherever you are it trains you to recognise what the wind is doing and why. The 3rd edition has:

  1. Detailed wind analysis of the world’s most popular venues.
  2. 40% of the

Overview

This has, for 20 years, been the definitive book on wind for racing sailors worldwide.

Contains easy-to-understand conceptual models of wind behaviour. So that wherever you are it trains you to recognise what the wind is doing and why. The 3rd edition has:

  1. Detailed wind analysis of the world’s most popular venues.
  2. 40% of the book rewritten.
  3. Inclusion of sailor & meteorologist Fiona Campbell as co-author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904475125
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/31/2006
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.77(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

1. The wind-wise sailor.

2. The sailor's wind.

3. Wind facts - coasts, islands and lakes.

4. Wind facts - wind bangs, water temperature and tide.

5. Wind facts - gusts and lulls.

6. Wind facts - Southern Hemisphere.

7. The sea breeze pure and simple.

8. Sea breeze with gradient wind.

9. Afternoon winds - gradient and onshore.

10. Lakes, mountains, valleys and peninsulas.

11. As the sun goes down.

12. Afternoon and evening winds - Southern Hemisphere.

13. Gravity waves, billows and surges.

14. The message of the clouds.

15. Light airs.

16. Obstacles in the wind.

17. Water currents.

18. Waves.

19. Dangerous waves.

20. Weather routeing.

21. Which sails?

22. At the regatta.

23. Popular racing venues analysed.

Summary sheets for waterproofing and taking afloat.

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