Essential Boat Maintenance: A Comprehensive Guide to Boat Improvement, Refitting and Repair

Author:   Pat Manley ,  Rupert Holmes
Publisher:   Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN:  

9781574093056


Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 May 2011
Format:   Hardback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Essential Boat Maintenance shows you how to perform all those jobs that need to be done on your boat--whether a sailboat, a powerboat or a dinghy--without having to call in the expensive expert help. From cleaning off rust stains to servicing your engine and refurbishing the woodwork, it is all explained in clearly illustrated, easy-to-follow stages. With explanatory diagrams and clear photographic detail showing your how to carry out specialized tasks, Essential Boat Maintenance will tell you everything you need to know about short-term troubleshooting and long-term boat care.

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Author:   Pat Manley ,  Rupert Holmes
Publisher:   Rowman & Littlefield
Imprint:   Sheridan House
Dimensions:   Width: 22.20cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   1.116kg
ISBN:  

9781574093056


ISBN 10:   1574093053
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 May 2011
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
This item will be ordered in for you from one of our suppliers. Upon receipt, we will promptly dispatch it out to you. For in store availability, please contact us.

Table of Contents

• Essential tools • General boat care • Hull and deck repairs • Deck leaks and cracks • Painting and varnishing • General mechanics • Electrics • Engine maintenance • Powerboat maintenance • Sailboat maintenance • Dinghy maintenance • Outboard engines • Safety gear • Laying up for winter

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Essential Boat Maintenance provides a wealth of maintenance expertise that any owner of a yacht, powerboat, or dinghy will need to keep it safe and seaworthy. It is a complete user-friendly guide for tackling jobs on board with step-by-step instructions, tips, and explanations to suit whatever your level of skill. * The Armchair Sailor *


Essential Boat Maintenance provides a wealth of maintenance expertise that any owner of a yacht, powerboat, or dinghy will need to keep it safe and seaworthy. It is a complete user-friendly guide for tackling jobs on board with step-by-step instructions, tips, and explanations to suit whatever your level of skill. The Armchair Sailor


Author Information

Pat Manly has written a number of books on diesel engines, radar, electronics, and boat maintenance and is a regular contributor to Practical Boat Owner magazine. He teaches navigation and associated subjects. Rupert Holmes is a sailing teacher and has written a wide range of boating topics fro magazines. He has 60,000 miles of yachting experience and has undertaken extensive refits of both wooden and fiberglass yachts.

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