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Diesels Afloat

by Pat Manley

Illustrations:370 colour photos, 182 diagrams
Published:April 2007
Foreign Rights Sold:German

Diesel engines are installed in just about every yacht and in most large motorboats. This book explains how to prevent problems, troubleshoot and make repairs using safe techniques. It will help you save money on expensive bills for yard work you could do yourself.

Diesels Afloat covers everything from how the diesel engine works to engine electrics and from fault finding to out of season lay-up. With this guide and your engine’s manual you can be confident in dealing with any problem, and get the best performance from your boat.

Recommended for the MCA Approved Engine Course.


" will definitely find it an interesting read...if you get stuck on water, you'll be glad you've got it." Motor Boats Monthly

"From the invention of the diesel engine to maintenance and troubleshooting, this comprehensive guide has it all...thorough and accessible." Yachting Monthly

"If you have a diesel engine in your boat, keep this book afloat with it..." Boat Mart

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