Just got back from the Newport-Ensenada race and wanted to thank you for our trophy. Your Sail Trim Chart helped us win 5th place in PHRF class H. - Bill King
Sail trim is an acquired art and extremely simple to learn when it is presented in a concise and logical step-by-step manner using easy to understand, non-technical terms.
The Sail Trim User Guide is a book that explains why you are making a particular sail trim adjustment. The accompanying Sail Trim Chart explains what sail trim adjustments to make for every point of sail and wind condition. Both are written in plain English.
Also available is an intensive three hour classroom seminar and a four hour “On the water” session. Both sessions are designed to take the beginning cruising sailor to the high intermediate level in a short period of time.
Don Guillette opens his presentations with “I don’t want any sailors to go through the costly and frustrating experience I had to endure in order to learn how to sail a boat efficiently.” To that end Don has compiled and assembled all the existing sail trim information from numerous books, videos, and articles plus his own cruising and racing experience. He then boiled down this information into what you need to know in order to sail your boat efficiently in a short period of time.
He guarantees that after digesting his material you will know more about sail trim than 75% of the sailors worldwide.
If you are not completely satisfied with any of his products or his seminars, your money will be refunded.
How many times have you wondered what sail trim is needed for a particular wind condition and point of sail?
The Sail Trim Chart helps you understand the proper technique of sail trim at a glance. Would you like to know more about how the jib and mainsail controls interact with each other?
The Sail Trim Chart takes the guess work out of jib and mainsail adjustment. The Sail Trim Chart lists all sail controls for the mainsail and jib and relates them to the full range of wind conditions from 1 knot to 15 knots.
The Sail Trim Chart indicates, at a glance, the adjustments needed to obtain 100% efficiency from your sails while sailing to windward, reaching, and running.
The Sail Trim Chart also outlines how to move the draft forward and aft, details traveler and twist adjustment, and also includes a problem solving section.
Additionally included, is a step by step sequence you should follow to trim your jib and mainsail which will insure 100% efficiency as soon as you “power up” your sailboat.
The Sail Trim Chart and its companion The Sail Trim User’s Guide are concise summaries of all the sail trim information you need to sail your boat efficiently.
If you cruise and you do not know how to operate all your sail controls efficiently and effectively in all wind conditions and various points of sail, you cannot truly enjoy your sailboat to its fullest potential. If you race and do not use every sail control available to you to obtain 100% efficiency from your sails, you will not be very competitive.
The Sail Trim User’s Guide takes the mystery out of sail trim!
Each jib and mainsail trim control (boom vang, cunningham, outhaul, etc.), its function, and purpose is described and explained in short, easy to understand, non-technical terms.
LEARN AND UNDERSTAND the “4 Elements of Sail Trim”
ANGLE OF ATTACK
Once you understand “4 Elements of Sail Trim” you are miles ahead of 75% of sailors worldwide!
The Sail Trim User’s Guide covers in detail and non-scientific terms:
MAINSAIL AND JIB ADJUSTMENT CONTROLS
SAIL TRIM INDICATORS
SAIL TRIM FINE POINTS
PRE-START RACE GAME PLAN
All the sail trim information from all the books, videos, and articles has been boiled down and condensed into what you need to know to properly trim your sails.
Sail trim is an acquired art and very simple to learn, but only when it is presented in an easy- to-understand fashion as in the Sail Trim User’s Guide.
The benefits of good versus bad sail trim:
1/2 KNOT INCREASE IN SPEED THUS SAVING TWO HOURS IN A 24-HOUR PASSAGE
BOAT HEELS LESS, ADDING TO SAILING COMFORT
PROVIDES PROPER WEATHER HELM WHICH MAKES BOAT EASIER TO SAIL, AND SAILING MORE PLEASURABLE
The Sail Trim User’s Guide and its companion “The Sail Trim Chart” will help you understand the proper technique for trimming your sails.
DESIGNED TO HELP THE AVERAGE SAILOR BECOME BETTER
100% ABOUT SAIL TRIM
SHORT AND TO THE POINT
NO ENDLESS VERBIAGE ABOUT BOAT OR SAIL CONSTRUCTION
NO COMPLICATED FORMULAE