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Sails and sailmaking

Robert Kipping

Sails and sailmaking

with draughting, and the centre of effort of the sails

by Robert Kipping

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Published by The Technical Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRobert Kipping.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,196p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19459279M

The subject of sails and sailmaking can be quite complex but in this terrific revised edition of The Art and Science of Sails authors Tom Whidden and Michael Levitt have done a superb job distilling the complexities into a narrative that we can all understand. 'The basics of traditional artfully, lavishly, even passionately elaborated and author has created not just a new standard a virtual epic best and most comprehensive book on sailmaking and sail repair to be published in a long time' - "WoodenBoat". 'Reveals true mastery' - "Northern Mariner".

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