To win races you have to sail fast. Performance Racing Trim shows you how. The North U Trim book treats boat speed and boat handling topics in the same accessible style as North U Tactics. The Trim book gives complete coverage to upwind and downwind sail trim and boat handling including mainsail and genoa trim, helming and the trim and handling of both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers. Learn how angle of attack, depth and twist effect performance. See how changes in pole position change spinnaker shape. Understand your options for spinnaker takedowns. Special sections on Trim Solutions solve the most baffling performance problems, while the boat handling skills and drills show you how to turn your crew into a team. Packed with illustrations, written to be read, the Trim book will teach you techniques you can use in your next race. North U Tim - Your Speed Guide.
|Tactics Book |
Performance Racing Tactics takes you all the way around the course. The sixth edition covers tactics, rules, weather and strategy in 200 information-packed pages. The fast moving, easy to follow format is accessible to all readers. Rules are covered the way you use them - (ie upwind rules as part of upwind tactics). The content offers complete information for neophytes and insights which grab the attention of the saltiest dog. Quizzes and skill building sections show how to develop a race winning approach. Includes chapters by Peter Isler on Match Racing and from Ockam U on Performance Tactics. An essential part of any racing sailors library.
The North U TRIM CD puts performance in motion, and shows how changes in trim change the sailing performance of your boat. Use the inter-active "Sail Shaper" to see how different sail controls change sail shapes. Understand how to adjust angle of attack, depth and twist to match different sailing conditions. Detailed trim guidelines are provided for mainsail, jib, genoa, spinnaker, and asymmetric spinnaker trim.
In addition to sail trim, the CD covers boathandling topics, and shows the most up to date techniques for spinnaker sets, jibes and douses, for both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers. Through video, animated graphics and 100s of photographs, the TRIM CD covers the full range of trim and boat handling topics.
The CD also includes a voice over by the author, Bill Gladstone, turning the CD into a complete home study TRIM seminar.
Windows and Mac compatible.
The Tactics CD offers the complete Tactics seminar curriculum for home study.
The CD covers starting, upwind, and downwind topics, including strategy, tactics and rules using animations, graphics, photos, photo sequences, video, and the interactive wind shift simulators. Additional topics include mark rounding, finishing and distance racing tactics.
The CD features a voice over by the author, Bill Gladstone.
Windows and Mac compatible.