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Simple Boat Maintenance

by Pat Manley

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  • 9781909911130
  • Paperback
  • 160
  • 702 colour photos, 51 diagrams
  • 240 x 170 mm
  • July 2014
  • 2nd
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Simple Boat Maintenance concentrates on the 67 most common boat maintenance jobs. Each is rated for difficulty on a scale of 1-5 and is explained in simple steps with lots of photos and diagrams. No special tools are required and no skill is assumed. Take this book in one hand, a spanner in the other and set to work.

Learn how to: solve most engine problems; look after the gas, water, fuel and electrical systems; service pumps, winches, windlasses & sterngear; repair cracks & holes in fibreglass; find & cure leaks. 

“Quite simply the best book I’ve ever read on ‘how to’. Why? Because it could not be more simply laid out. Every problem is broken down into very short categories: Why it needs to be done; When it should be done; Tools needed; Where to find it. Then follows a step-by-step guide on the task.” Yachting Monthly

“This is the best-illustrated book ever produced on maintenance. Using very clear graphics and photographs, common maintenance tasks are broken down into simple step-by-step instructions. Even those that claim to have two left thumbs would be able to use this guide.” Peter Chennell, Sea Safety Manager, RNLI Offshore News

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