This encyclopaedic volume synthesises 25 years of research and development of this unique rig as adapted to western craft. It is a work which has been welcomed by the growing number of yachtsmen and designers throughout the world who already enjoy the benefits of junk rig or who wish to do so. Now in paperback for the first time, Practical Junk Rig examines the design and aerodynamic theory behind junk rigs and discusses how best to sail them. It outlines the rig in detail, the principles that underlie it, considers possible alternative shapes and arrangements and analyses performance, all assisted by a wealth of detailed line illustrations. 'There is no better or more compehensive work on the subject available... it should be considered THE handbook on junk rigs for anyone interested in the subject' Sailing 'I cannot recommend this book too highly' Classic Boat8.6 Built mast sections The baulks used for a built mast will seldom be long enough to run the full length, so that end-to-end joints will have to be made in ... Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga taxifolia or Pseudotsuga douglasii), alias British Columbian pine, Oregon pine, Idaho pine, Red pine, Red fir, or Yellow fir, ... Telegraph poles impregnated with Creosote last for 40 years or more in wet ground. ... If this were entirely true a hollow mast could have the same outside diameter as a solid mast.
|Title||:||Practical Junk Rig|
|Author||:||H.G. Hasler, J.K. McLeod|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2012-07-29|