Articles

Source: www.arvelgentry.com  and many other web founts

Note: The original Arvel Gentry site has been out of service from 2013. This link is a provisory backup, not totally functional:

http://web.archive.org/web/20130824192227/http://www.arvelgentry.com/

Be aware that it could remain online for a limited time.



SAIL Magazine articles (the famous series)


1 How Sails Really Work

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Arvel Gentry-1-How_Sails_Really_Work.pdf
Documento Adobe Acrobat 1.4 MB

2 Boundary Layer Flow and the Headsail

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3 How a Sail Gives Lift

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Arvel Gentry-3-How_a_Sail_Gives_Lift.pdf
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4 Another Look at the Slot Effect

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Arvel Gentry-4-Another_Look_at_Slot_Effe
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5 More on the Slot Effect

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Arvel Gentry-5-More_on_the_Slot_Effect.p
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6 Why the Safe Leeward Works

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Arvel Gentry-6-Why_the_Save_Leeward_Work
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7 The Double Head Rig

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Arvel Gentry-7-The_Double_Head_Rig.pdf
Documento Adobe Acrobat 711.4 KB

8 Checking Trim on the Wind

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Arvel Gentry-8-Checking_Trim_on_the_Wind
Documento Adobe Acrobat 1.0 MB

9 Achieving Proper Balance

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Arvel Gentry-9-Achieving_Proper_Balance.
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10 Sailing to Windward

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Arvel Gentry-10-Sailing_to_Windward.pdf
Documento Adobe Acrobat 274.8 KB

11 Are You at Optimum Trim

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Arvel Gentry-11-Are You at Optimum Trim.
Documento Adobe Acrobat 128.0 KB


Sailing World Magazine


What Goes Around Comes Around

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Arvel Gentry-12-What Goes Around Comes A
Documento Adobe Acrobat 1.0 MB

Fluid Dynamics: How Science & Sailing Discovered Each Other

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Arvel Gentry-13-FluidDynamics How Scienc
Documento Adobe Acrobat 1.0 MB


Yachting Magazine


Design of the Courageous Mast

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Arvel Gentry-14-Design of the Courageous
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Sea and Pacific Motor Boat Magazine


Rigging & Handling the Spinnaker

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Arvel Gentry-15-Rigging&Handling the Spi
Documento Adobe Acrobat 1.0 MB

Downwind Tacking

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Arvel Gentry-16-Downwind Tacking.pdf
Documento Adobe Acrobat 256.0 KB


Los Angeles Times Magazine


The Race to Recover the Cup

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AC1986-The Race to Recover the Cup -D De
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New York Times


Challengers and Defenders 1986

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Chalengers and Defenders 1986 - NY Times
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North Sails website


Arvel Gentry

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Gentry-North-2017.pdf
Documento Adobe Acrobat 6.0 MB


Sailing Technical Papers


The Aerodynamics of Sail Interaction

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Arvel Gentry - The Aerodynamics Of Sail
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Studies of Mast Section Aerodynamics

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Arvel Gentry - Studies_of_Mast_Section_A
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A Review of Modern Sail Theory

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Arvel Gentry - A Review of Modern Sail T
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Sailboat Performance Testing Techniques

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Arvel Gentry - Sailboat_Performance_Test
Documento Adobe Acrobat 6.6 MB

The Application of CFD to Sails

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Arvel Gentry - The_Application_of_CFD_to
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Low Drag Star Mast

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Arvel Gentry - Low Drag Star Mast.pdf
Documento Adobe Acrobat 686.6 KB

Origins of Lift

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Arvel Gentry - Origins_of_Lift.pdf
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IACC Appendage Studies

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IACC Appendage Studies - Tinoco - Gentry
Documento Adobe Acrobat 1.9 MB