Is there any book about complete sail and rig design

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  1. metin_mehel
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    Hello,
    Is there any book about complete sail and rig design?
    Thanks
     
  2. gonzo
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    Can you narrow the focus? For example, are you looking for Navy ships from the 1800s, small working craft from Asia or modern racing rigs?
     
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    Do you have a book for each of these types of ships ?. If so, give the names of the three books, please.
     
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    Surprisingly, I don't think there is a single comprehensive book that covers this topic for all types of rigs, big and small, ancient and modern. There are some classics, like Marchaj "Sail Performance", and "Sail Power" by Wallace Ross, and probably some newer stuff.
     
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    Agreed there's no comprehensive volume that covers all the rigs, but the rig types are essentially irrelevant anyway, once you have the basics down. Sail and rig dynamics are much the same, regardless of arrangement, though there are some application specific quirks to each. I like the Marchaj book, but there are others.
     
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    The basic concepts for calculating beams have not changed for many years and, unless beam theory have many errors, it is difficult to change. What it has changed much, are the methods of calculation and the ability to quantify certain efforts.
     
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    Par, I would like to e-mail you. Could you share your address to me please? Metin_mehel@yahoo.com
     
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    Click on my icon or name Metin.
     
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    I sent an email to that address but there may be an error. It can not send.
     
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    I receive email through this site regularly, so you might need to work out what is wrong on your end.
     

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