wrote The Symmetry of Sailing: The Physics of Sailing for Yachtsmen
comprising 280 pages back in 1996.
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Why must a boat make leeway in order to sail to windward? How can a helmsman prevent downwind rolling? Why is a sail able to produce a force at right angles to the wind direction? These and many other important questions are addressed by the authors in this detailed study of the motive forces of a yacht.