Find your perfect holiday reading
How Boat Things Work (Paperback)
  • How Boat Things Work (Paperback)
zoom

How Boat Things Work (Paperback)

(author)
£17.99
Paperback 176 Pages / Published: 16/06/2007
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

"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

Publisher: International Marine Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780071493444
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 488 g
Dimensions: 277 x 216 x 10 mm

You may also be interested in...

Be Your Own Tactics Coach
Added to basket
Adrift In Caledonia
Added to basket
Pearson's Canal Companion
Added to basket
Narrow Dog to Wigan Pier
Added to basket
Knots & Splices
Added to basket
£3.99
Paperback
Learn to Sail
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Reeds Crew Handbook
Added to basket
The Weather Handbook
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
RYA VHF Handbook
Added to basket
£15.99
Paperback
Pearson's Canal Companion
Added to basket
Casting Off
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Narrow Dog To Carcassonne
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.