Stus-List physics of sailing with one sail

Marek Dziedzic dziedzicmj at
Tue Mar 19 14:50:38 EDT 2019

I think the simple answer is; it won’t.


From: Barry Lenoble via CnC-List
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Subject: Stus-List physics of sailing with one sail


How would REDUCING sail area (taking the mast down) INCREASE the force on
the main?


Barry Lenoble
lenoble at
Deep Blue C, C&C 110
Mt. Sinai, NY


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