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The Stormsail Manual by James Lowell Grant
This book will help you understand sailmaking and provide instructions for you to try your hand at it. These instructions focus on one of the most important characteristics of a storm sail—sturdy construction. Learn how to make storm forsails, trysails, and Swedish mainsails.
This book is included in The Sailmaker’s Library.
Original Publication Date: 1970
The Stormsail Manual Includes:
- Part I: Sail Design
- Part II: Sail Construction Procedures
- Part III: Using Your Sail
- Part IV: Glossary
Interesting read - practical "rules of thumb"
An interesting read with a balance of design, construction and use. Lots of practical "rules of thumb" to help in the design and alterations. Too advanced for me to try out yet but maybe down the road....