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Paperback The Why Book of Sailing Book

ISBN: 1580801463

ISBN13: 9781580801461

The Why Book of Sailing

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Sailors know that Nature's forces are always at work, affecting the boat and its surroundings in countless ways. 'The Why Book of Sailing' examines these laws and how they come to bear on the sailboat, with intriguing, surprising, and entertaining answers to such questions as these: Why does it get ever harder to make your sailboat go ever faster? Why are golf balls dimpled but hulls are smooth? Why do boats float higher in salt water? Why are tsunamis...

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