Comments Thread for Giu's Sailing Videos - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Skills and Seamanship > Learning to Sail
 Not a Member? 


Like Tree1Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 10-25-2007
SimonV's Avatar
Wish I never found SN!
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Brisbane Australia
Posts: 1,996
Thanks: 3
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Rep Power: 9
SimonV will become famous soon enough
Bravo Bravo Bravo Bravo More More More. Your talents are wasted in your present job.
__________________
Simon
Ericson 39B.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

I love my boat
S/V GOODONYA
Brisbane
present location Heading to the Whitesundays

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

DELIVERY SKIPPER
Drinking Rum before 10am makes you a Pirate NOT an alcohlic
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #12  
Old 10-26-2007
pegasus1457's Avatar
Arf!
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Long Island NY
Posts: 609
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
pegasus1457 is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by bobmcgov View Post
Thanks, Alex. I spent yesterday -- a very rare light-air day -- fiddling with sail trim and crew weight and centerboard position on my dinghy. I found on a small boat like that, the most influential factor was degree of heel. The boat would head up quite sharply if I moved to the lee bench, fall off if I hiked it to weather. Was I stalling the sails that way, & that's why it had weather helm?
This has to do with the shape of the hull, as it was explained to me in a sailing course. The stern is beamier than the bow, and when you add weight to one side, the bow wants to go the other way. Nothing to do with the sails.

But Alex's explanation of sail efficiency's effect on steering is not very easy for me to follow. It is easier for me to think about center of effort: when the main is trimmed, the center of effor on the sails moves to the rear and the bow goes to windward. When it is eased, the CE moves forward and the bow falls off.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #13  
Old 10-26-2007
sailingdog's Avatar
Telstar 28
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 43,291
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Rep Power: 13
sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice
Giu-

You need to hire a helicopter so we can see what is happening from above the boat... BTW, you look like your wearing an orange prison jumpsuit in the video.
__________________
Sailingdog

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Telstar 28
New England

You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

If you're new to the Sailnet Forums... please read this
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.

Still—DON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #14  
Old 10-26-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: wherever
Posts: 5,261
Thanks: 8
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 11
xort has a spectacular aura about xort has a spectacular aura about xort has a spectacular aura about
Thanks Alex, makes it seem simple.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #15  
Old 10-26-2007
Sea Slacker
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,789
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
brak is on a distinguished road
I think the diagram that shows properly/improperly trimmed sails does not match the text. Text says the boat on the left has sails inefficiently trimmed, and on the right - has proper trim. The diagram shows what seems to me to be the opposite.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #16  
Old 10-26-2007
Pamlicotraveler's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Creedmoor NC
Posts: 557
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Pamlicotraveler is on a distinguished road
Very good Giu...even with the dodger it was very effective
__________________
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things y%^&*.....oh never mind. 90% of the people on sailing forums already use that as their signature! I'm not a conformist.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #17  
Old 10-26-2007
CapnHand's Avatar
humble pie rat
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Location, Location
Posts: 867
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
CapnHand is on a distinguished road
Gui (aka Hollywood), Steven Spielburg is having one of his people call one of your people. He wants to do lunch; talk about some ideas he has.
__________________
There are 10 kinds of people. Those who understand binary and those who don't.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #18  
Old 10-26-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 286
Thanks: 3
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 8
norsearayder is on a distinguished road
bavo,bravo!!!!encore encore
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #19  
Old 10-26-2007
TrueBlue's Avatar
Seńor Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 4,853
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 12
TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough
That is a nicely done production Alex and an inspiration for trying that maneuver on my boat.

Now, if you can put together a video showing how to convince a wife that when a sailboat heels, it is both safe and fun, that would be of great value to me.
__________________
True Blue . . .
sold the Nauticat
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #20  
Old 10-26-2007
sailingdog's Avatar
Telstar 28
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 43,291
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Rep Power: 13
sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice
Brak's right about the text being wrong...the audio is correct, but the overlaid text is wrong.
__________________
Sailingdog

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Telstar 28
New England

You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

If you're new to the Sailnet Forums... please read this
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.

Still—DON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cats on Board slosharron Living Aboard 74 04-07-2014 09:12 AM
Sailing Basics Steve Colgate Her Sailnet Articles 0 03-09-2003 07:00 PM
Top 10 Sailing Venues Dan Dickison Cruising Articles 0 08-11-2002 08:00 PM
How to Find a Good Sailing School for Your Child Michelle Potter Her Sailnet Articles 0 05-24-2000 08:00 PM
Single-Handed Sailing John Kretschmer Seamanship Articles 0 10-19-1999 08:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:59 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.