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North U Performance Trim Book & CD-ROM

North U Performance Trim By Bill Gladstone Every recreational sailor has a few holes in his understanding of sail trim and maximizing boat speed. This is the book to fill the holes, even if you never get near a starting line. Performance Trim gives complete coverage to upwind and downwind sail trim and boat handling. Topics include helming, mainsail and genoa trim, and the trim and handling of both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers. Learn how angle of attack, depth and twist affect performance. See how changes in pole position change spinnaker shape. 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 and written to be read, this book will make you a better sailor. Paperbound, 11" x 81⁄2", 210 pgs. #BNUPT $25

North U Performance Trim CD By Bill Gladstone Now with video! The CD puts Performance Trim in motion, and shows how changes in trim change the sailing characteristics of a boat. Use the interactive 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. The CD also covers boathandling topics, and shows the most up-to-date techniques for spinnaker sets, jibes and douses, for both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers. In addition to animated graphics and thousands of photographs, the Performance Trim CD includes video segments on the full range of trim and boat handling topics. Runs on PC and Mac. #ENUPT $49

North U Performance Trim book and CD #KNUPT $64.95

#KNUPT List Price $65.00Only $59.95