How boat things work

by Charles Wing | 16 June 2007
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Categories: Boating
"Anyone who contemplates any onboard do-it-yourself work should have this book at his or her elbow."--Cruising World "This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Fascinating to read, it's a perfect teaching tool."--Ocean Navigator Whether you're a new mariner or a lifetime veteran, How Boat Things Work is a resource you can't afford to be without. With intricate two-color cutaway drawings of eighty different systems and devices, as well as detailed explanations of how they're assembled, how they work, and how they can go wrong, this book covers every primary component of your boat's inner workings. This guided tour "under the hood" of your sailboat or powerboat includes:Engines, transmissions, bearings, stuffing boxes, propellersSteering systems, autopilots, windvanes, compassesRigging, splicing, line handling, block and tackle, sail controlsAnchors and windlassesDC and AC electrical systemsPumps, toilets, seacocks, freshwater systems
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"Anyone who contemplates any onboard do-it-yourself work should have this book at his or her elbow."--Cruising World "This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Fascinating to read, it's a perfect teaching tool."--Ocean Navigator Whether you're a new mariner or a lifetime veteran, How Boat Things Work is a resource you can't afford to be without. With intricate two-color cutaway drawings of eighty different systems and devices, as well as detailed explanations of how they're assembled, how they work, and how they can go wrong, this book covers every primary component of your boat's inner workings. This guided tour "under the hood" of your sailboat or powerboat includes:Engines, transmissions, bearings, stuffing boxes, propellersSteering systems, autopilots, windvanes, compassesRigging, splicing, line handling, block and tackle, sail controlsAnchors and windlassesDC and AC electrical systemsPumps, toilets, seacocks, freshwater systems
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In stock online
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€25.19
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Delivery in 2-3 working days
Eligible for free delivery
Quantity:
75 Reward Points

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Categories: Boating

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