Tides and currents are predictable, yet few sailors use them to the best of their advantage. Whether you sail a dinghy, a yacht or a board, enormous gains can be made by understanding how the water moves. This book explains clearly how to find out about the predicted water flow, how local effects will modify it, and how to plan your strategy on an Olympic triangle, an inshore course or an offshore race.A line drawn between D and E gives the course to steer (285 degrees); the boat will a#39;craba#39; along the line A-C, pointing parallel with D-E. Its speed ... This is the standard vector diagram for the correction of course due to tidal stream or current.
|Title||:||Tides and Currents|
|Publisher||:||Wiley - 1991-01-16|