Ivar Dedekam’s revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning tackles the practical and realistic The book covers the many variations in boat, sail and rig design. Would anyone like to recommend this book? I need to eventually tune a Z spar single spreader masthead rig with lowers, middles and uppers. The method to get this publication Sail And Rig Tuning By Ivar Dedekam is very easy. You could not go for some areas as well as invest the moment to only.

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Sail and Rig Tuning. Description Fantastic computer graphics systematically explain how to tune-your-yacht, keelboat or dinghy. This beautifully illustrated and well-organised book shows the reader step by step, how to trim their sails and rig for maximum performance. Ivar Dedekam’s revolutionary approach to sail and rig tuning tackles the practical and realistic elements of tuning your boat as well as the theory of sail aerodynamics.


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Sail and Rig Tuning

Sail and Rig Tuning Ivar Dedekam. Back cover copy A concentrated and thoroughly illustrated manual which systematically shows you tunning to trim your sails and rig. The interaction of the sails. Steering in heavy airs. End to end gybe. Taking down the spinnaker. Fore and aft tuning. Tensioning wire and rod.

Tensioning the cap shrouds. Straighten the mast sideways. Adjusting the lower shrouds. It’s stuffed with over clear colour illustrations and informative captions and explanations.

I recommend this little book to everyone – whether expert or novice, you’ll find something. It is quite complete and the text is as clear as any we eedekam seen. But what really sets this book apart is its illustrations. They are simply outstanding.

A massive bonus is heaps of colour computer generated illustrations covering every, and I mean every, term. Ivar Dedekam’s new book is really filled to the brim with every scrap of information that both novice and experienced sailor will welcome as a ‘must have’ edition on their bookshelves. A compact, concise reference on how to trim your sails and adjust your standing rigging.


His illustrations not only tell you the right way to tune your boat, but also show the improper way and the effect it has on the sails This is a great book to have to get the most out of your sailboat, no matter what the size.

There’s also a very handy problem-cause-solution section which gives you things to try if you have too much weather helm, or you’re not pointing as well as you should. About Ivar Dedekam Ivar Dedekam has been sailing for more than 25 years and has logged close to nautical miles, including two Atlantic crossings.

He has in addition worked for many years as a sailing instructor. Book ratings by Goodreads.

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