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How To Trim Sails – 3rd Edition

$29.95 GST

A highly practical guide explaining what sail trim is all about, how to achieve it, and what its benefits are for owners and crews sailing all types of boat from dinghies to offshore cruisers in all wind conditions and points of sail.


  • mainsails and headsails
  • trim for light airs, medium strength and strong winds
  • trim for beating, reaching and running- correct camber and mast rake
  • weather helm – causes and cures- easy reference trimming tables

How to Trim Sails will help racers and cruisers of all levels of experience get the best performance from their boats and sails.

‘Any owner will find help here in unravelling the mysteries of sail shape, as it is affected by mast bend, luff tension and the rest’ Practical Boat Owner

Author : Peter Schweer

Paperback : 112 pages

SKU : P3992

About the Author

Peter Schweer has international experience in all forms of sailing from blue water cruising to top-level racing. He regularly demonstrates sail trim techniques at European boat shows.

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