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Do-It-Yourself Sailing & Cruising Database

Do-It-Yourself Sailing & Cruising Database
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Karaka The Adventure Fund An Explanation of Sail Flow Analysis Introduction Stanford Yacht Research (SYR) is currently doing a study in performance analysis on yacht sails through experimental and computational methods. This research is being done to study the flow around sails in a wind tunnel and to validate computer results against experimental results. Those involved with the present research include: Dr. Dr. Tyler Doyle, Ph.D. student at Stanford University Sriram Shankaran, Ph.D. student at Stanford University Steve Collie, Ph.D. student at University of Auckland Jean-Edmond Coutris, Graduate student at Stanford University Brendan Abbott, SYR intern - undergraduate at Webb Institute Daniela Hanson, SYR intern - undergraduate at Webb Institute Center for Turbulence Research (CTR) Aero-Astro Department NASA Ames Research Center Sail Design Working toward designing more and more efficient sails throughout history, many methods have been employed. From intuition, prototype sails can be built to test a design and measure its effectiveness. Reaching Twist

Plnnr.com - StumbleUpon Parma Vela corsi vela gratuiti patenti nautiche parma yacht club parma vela Scuola Nautica Parma Vela e ParmaVela asd con la preziosa collaborazione del CUS Parma La passione per la vela, l’amore per il mare attraverso corsi gratuiti per provare l’esperienza che non ti lascerà più. E’ in questa ottica che coltiviamo un percorso applicato di formazione per coloro che non conoscono il mondo della vela e vogliono intraprenderne l’esperienza. Sotto l’egida della UISP, della LEGA VELA nel CONI, ParmaVela asd con la Scuola Nautica Parma Vela, scuola nautica riconosciuta dalla Provincia di Parma come partner tecnico e la preziona collaborazione del CUS PARMA, persevera i suoi obbiettivi sportivi e associazionistici per rendere lo sport della vela a portata di tutti, nel meraviglioso mondo del mare. I corsi si svolgeranno in modo da poter dare agli allievi la possibilità di avvicinarsi con il giusto spirito al mondo della vela, su cabinati dove ognuno potrà avere il suo compito preciso, creare squadra e socializzare.

HOW TO SAIL HOT NEWS: After 58 years of production, and 38,000 sailboats, the MacGregors are retiring. Production of the MacGregor 26 has been discontinued. Our daughter and son in law, Laura and Paul Sharp, have opened a new boat building business in Stuart, Florida, and are manufacturing a boat similar to our MacGregor 26. For all of the details about our retirement, and for the full MacGregor 26 website, click here. THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU MUST KNOW IS THE DIRECTION FROM WHICH THE WIND IS BLOWING. SAILING DOWNWIND. Sailing downwind This is no more complex than letting a balloon blow with the wind. Just get the sails out there at right angles to the wind. SAILING ACROSS THE WIND. Sailing across the wind Basically, the sails are diverting wind from its original direction toward the rear of the boat. SAILING INTO THE WIND. Sailing into the wind Notice the smooth wind flow across the sails, and the lack of turbulence. You can't sail straight into the wind. Zig zagging (tacking) into the wind 1.

BootsnAll Indie Travel : RTW Tickets, Travel Inspiration & Deals. Cheap tickets, hotels & hostels. - StumbleUpon Corso di vela gratis: lezione 1 | Vela Pratica Ogni anno apro il mio archivio di vela per aggiornare il materiale e metterlo a disposizione degli allievi che frequentano i corsi tradizionali, quelli fatti con barche vere e tanto mare. Quest’anno ho deciso di pubblicare sul mio blog il materiale che ho utilizzato nelle scuole durante l’attuazione del progetto federale Vela a Scuola che, però, ho integrato e personalizzato con foto e illustrazioni. Il corso che propongo illustra in modo semplice le nozioni teorico-pratiche basilari che ogni velista deve sapere: terminologia, elementi tecnici, andature, manovre, nodi, ambiente e dritte utili per osservare il mare e il vento. Il corso on line prevede 6 lezioni, che pubblicherò su Vela Pratica ogni venerdì. Dalla presentazione integrale che ho mostrato nelle scuole ho eliminato, per ovvi motivi, alcuni video. Le pagine del corso potete sfogliarle on line, visualizzarle in Hd, condividerle su Facebook o scaricarle in formato pdf e stamparle.

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