Sail Draft–Definition

Dear Dashews, Got your book. great reading. But it lacks one thing: a glossary. I suspect some terms are US conventions and not European (e.g. dink). What is meant by draft (in respect of sails) for example. Best Wishes, Malcolm S

Hi Macolm: Sorry about that! Draft is the depth of the sail, i.e. the thickness of the airfoil (on the main this would be measured perpendicular to the boom). Regards–Steve

Posted by Steve Dashew  (November 30, 1999)

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