Mast and sail in Europe and Asia by H. Warington Smyth

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Published by W. Blackwood & Sons, Ltd. in Edinburgh and London .

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Statementby Herbert Warington Smyth... Illustrated by the author and from sketches by W. L. Wyllie,R.A., W. Robins, E. W. Cooke [and others]...
LC ClassificationsVM321 .S6 1929
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Paginationxxiv, 536 p.
Number of Pages536
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Open LibraryOL6747848M
LC Control Number30024595

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By H. Warington Smyth. (John Murray. 21s. net.)—This is a book in the presence of which the "armchair" critic feels peculiarly helpless. What has he got to say to "the outcome of some years of varied sea travel". MAST & SAIL IN EUROPE AND ASIA. MAST AND SAIL IN EUROPE AND ASIA. BY H.

WARINGTON SMYTH (ROYAL THAMES YACHT CLUB) M.A., LL.M., F.G.S., F.R.G.S. AUTHOR OF 'FIVE YEARS IN SIAM ' ETC. ETC. ILLUSTRATED FROM DRAWINGS BY. A book might be written on the Dutch boats of the day, and a rich reward awaits the man who can devote himself to the study.

MAST & SAIL IN EUROPE AND ASIA • CHAPTER XI The Gulf of Siam: BEATING IN FOR SHELTER. SOUNDS not seldom bring linked with them strange memories. Sitting in a London hansom with a fast trotter between the shafts, an old Siamese air called the 'Trotting Pony' comes back to me with its quick rhythm and sweet, weird monotony.

It brings old loved. The Medley of Mast and Sail: A Camera Record, 2 Volumes Carr, Frank G. G., Richard Cookson, Alex Hurst & Michael Stammers Published by Teredo Books Brighton ().

MAST Asia – Chiba, Tokyo. MAST Indo-Asia – New Delhi. MAST Asia – Chiba, Tokyo. MAST Europe – Amsterdam. MAST Asia – Yokohama. MAST EurAsia – Istanbul.

MAST Europe – Gdansk. MAST Europe – Malmö. MAST Americas – Washington DC. MAST Europe – Marseille. MAST Europe – Rome. is not used IMO on this size sail, nor a combo of / HSM Superfreak Maui Edition a North Volt or Her0 a Maui Sails Legend or Global a Ezzy Cheetah OR TIGER a this assumes you want a wave sail or kinda bump and jump, Cheetah in is a bit of a name changer.

Likewise, the lateen sail seems to have made its way from the Indian Ocean towards the seas of far south Asia. Since there are drawings from India, which demonstrate the use of the square sail there, and since the Chinese rigged their junks with square sails, it is safe to assume that the lateen sail was an Arab invention that most likely.

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Buy Mast and Sail in Europe and Asia from This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations.

Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has Price: $ It can get a bit confusing but throughout this book I have used miles to measure distances on land, and nautical miles to measure distances at sea.

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Finally, the scantling process of rigging and mast is examined in [8] for a 45' sailing yacht by means of FEM tools and dimensioning rules, while in [9] a similar topic is approached for a sail.

Broadseaming introduces an aerofoil I shape to the sail generally curved in the luff area (front) and straight in the leech (back). 2) Luff Round. Further shaping is added to the sail by making a convex curve on the luff side of the sail. If the sail is set onto a straight mast this results in extra fullness forced back into the sail.

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Parts of the three sided mainsail. The head is the very top of the sail.; The tack (noun) is the name for the lower corner of the sail closest to the mast. Not to be confused with a tack which describes which side of a sailboat the wind is coming from while under way—port or starboard.; The foot is the bottom edge of the sail from the tack to the clew.

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The Boatyard. Measuring sails for replacement. by Mike on Novem - 0 Comments. When you need a new sail, there are lots of options in the used sails. As nouns the difference between sail and mast is that sail is (nautical) a piece of fabric attached to a boat and arranged such that it causes the wind to drive the boat along the sail may be attached to the boat via a combination of mast, spars and ropes while mast is a tall, slim post or tower, usually tapering upward, used to support, for example, the sails on a ship, flags, floodlights, or.

The pair were the first New Zealanders to win an Olympic class world title and their first, inhappened to also be their first regatta in Europe. They did it having come up with a different way of sailing the - lower and faster - and became known for making significant changes to their mast and sail setup, centreboard and rudder.

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The sail furls around the mast, allowing for very quick deployment or stowage. Very stable, sailing the Tiwal 2 is easily mastered by adult beginners and is a great teaching tool for children keen to learn how to sail.

The drop-stitch hull is very hard when fully inflated. By the standard sailing ship in the Mediterranean was two-masted, with the foremast larger and hung with a sail new to ordinary navigation at sea. This was the lateen sail, earlier known to the Egyptians and sailors of the eastern lateen sail (as shown in the figure) is triangular in shape and is fixed to a long yard mounted at its middle to the top of the mast.

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It weighs. Some in eastern waters are of extreme antiquity, and even in Europe vessels are still to be met with which differ very little if at all from ships of the Norsemen of the 9th and loth centuries.

For a full account of these varieties of rigging the reader may be referred to Mast and Sail in Europe and Asia (London, ), by H. Warington Smyth. As an aid to navigation the compass facilitated the Portuguese- and Spanish-sponsored voyages that led to Atlantic Europe's sole possession of the Western Hemisphere, as well as the Portuguese circumnavigation of Africa, which opened up the first all-sea route from Western Europe to the long-established ports of East Africa and Asia.

The sail of Chinese junks is an adoption of the Malay junk sail, which used vegetable matting attached to bamboo battens, a practice originated from South East Asia. The full-length battens keep the sail flatter than ideal in all wind conditions. Consequently, their ability to sail close to the wind is poorer than other fore-and-aft rigs.

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One of the best sources that I've seen recommended in the boat-building community is G.R.G Worcester's Junks and Sampans of the Yangtse - most of the lines & sketches found online seem to be sampled from this book, and H. Warington Smyth's Mast and Sail in Europe and Asia. Iemanja was extensively refit inwith the works including a rebuild of her main engine, new hull paint, a new teak cap rail, a full systems service and inspection of the mast and rigging.

This cutter-rigged sailing yacht is the ideal family cruiser. Iemanja’s flexible layout offers comfortable accommodation for up to eight owner/guests.Development of a sailing rig which discards the inefficient mainsail, and replaces it with two clean leading-edge headsails, acting in a parallel, harmonious fashion with a mizzen sail creatively added and the mast stepped aft in the cockpit area and canted forward 10 degrees.

Two of the three, PSA and Asia builder Performance Sailcraft Japan agree to the change. European and Americas builder Laser Performance (Europe) Ltd for various commercial reasons does not. Chris suggest that ALCA write to ILCA requesting they expedite the adoption of the carbon Radial bottom mast section solution to the class.

Emphasis mine.

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