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28 February 2014

In 2012 the author sold a book to one of the principal scientists from the Exploratorium Museum of Science in San Francisco on a table with nearby hands on wind and sail exhibit, we went through the book page by page and I showed him how the beam to mast height ratio of the AC45 class boats fit into the general theory expression and how the ratio and driving forces help those AC45 boats make the speeds they do with the top notch sailors who sail them. The same applies to the AC72 saiboats. "They fit into the general theory."

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31 May 2008

The author Jerry N. Selness, MS Naval Architect appeared in BEA2008 Booth 732 On Friday, 30 May 2008 to answer questions about the content of and course of his book: Primitive Benchmark: A Short Treatise on a General Theory of Sailing with the Limits of Sailboat Speed. He was there to pass out bookmarks and to answer questions such as: why some first time readers keep this book by their bedside? how to predict with the general theory the speed of any species of sailing craft? Actual questions asked were: why did you decide to write a book? are you a sailor, you look like one? maybe my husband will like it, he is a sailor.

The book continues on display in the Science section of the PMA booth 727 at the BEA2008 Los Angeles California through Sunday 1 June 2008.

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