Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual : How to Maintain, Repair, and Improve Your Boat's Essential Systems

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Description

This manual takes both novice and experienced boatowner through minor to major repairs of electrical systems, engines, electronics, steering systems, generators, pumps, cookers, spars and rigging. When it was first published in 1990, the Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical Manual broke new ground. It was hailed as the first truly DIY manual for boatowners and has sold in its thousands ever since. There have been significant changes in boat systems since then, particularly electrical systems, and this third edition has been fully updated to reflect these developments and expand its predecessor's worldwide popularity. 'Probably the best technical reference and troubleshooting book in the world' Yachting Monthly 'It deserves to come standard with every boat' Yachting Worldshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 832 pages
  • 218 x 280 x 36mm | 1,918.72g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Adlard Coles Nautical
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 500+ b/w L'draws & photos
  • 0713672269
  • 9780713672268
  • 184,408

Review quote

'A reference library book that'll solve or at least set you on the right track to solving almost any boat related problem' Boat Mart 'A serious builder or owner, or a marine proffesional, will find it invaluable" Sailing Magazine (March 2010)show more

About Nigel Calder

Nigel Calder, a diesel mechanic for almost 30 years, is also the author of numerous articles for nautical magazines and other books - all of which have helped tens of thousands of boatowners deal with mechanical problems at sea.show more

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