The Boat Maintenance Bible

The Boat Maintenance Bible

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The Boat Maintenance Bible is the most up to date, user-friendly and hands-on manual for boat owners of all skill levels wishing to keep their boat seaworthy and safe. Packed with detailed, exploded diagrams, helpful photographs and step-by-step guidance, it offers indispensable advice to enable anyone to maintain or repair a yacht, motorboat or a dinghy. From hull and deck maintenance, engine repairs, plumbing problems, gas leaks, sail repair, battery and wiring defects, to interior refurbishment, dinghy and trailer repair, hauling out and winterisation, it's all here. The Boat Maintenance Bible will equip everyone with the knowledge required to prevent onboard problems, carry out specialised tasks and tackle both short-term troubleshooting as well as long-term boat care. With this book to hand, you'll never need to call in the experts!Repairing foils A smooth flow of water over rudders, centreboards and daggerboards is vital for a dinghy to handle as ... Checking structure Most older dinghies have foils made of marine plywood, although newer boats use fibreglass, often with epoxy reinforcements. ... Left The dings in the edges of this Laser daggerboard will impair its performance and handling, but are easy to fix. investment in it.

Title:The Boat Maintenance Bible
Author:Bloomsbury Publishing
Publisher:A&C Black - 2012-12-03


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