Wind is form of ‘’energy’’. Sailing is done with the help of this energy. The wind energy provides sufficient energy for the body of the sailor and the thing he or she is sailing on. Sailing has many different types. Sailing can be done with the help of a sailboat, ice boats and etc. Sailing is different to shipping. So both of these terms must not be confused.
Shipping can be done with electric motors to drive the ship’s body while sailing is done in a very different way.
THINGS REQUIRED FOR SAILING:
There are many things you need to keep with you when going for a sail. But the essential thing that you need for sailing, is a medium to sail in. You might want to keep things in accordance with the time at which you opt for sailing.
BUILDING AND ASSEMBLING OF THE SAIL:
The difference that arises in sailing and shipping is due to the construction of the two. The sail has panels. The panels are joined together by stitching. These panels provide a direction for the the sailing purpose.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF SAILS:
In different wind conditions, the bodies of the sails are made differently. Lighter sails are very easy to carry with the wind. However, heavier bodies are harder. Different sails of different styles and weights are made. The body is made according to the direction and also the intensity of the wind. Awareness of what type of sail to use in a certain wind condition is extremely essential.