Don Casey’s Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual: Including Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair, Sailboat Refinishing, Sailbo

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - This must-have guide saves you time, sail covers, and repair your boat’s diesel engine put a professional-looking finish on your boat’s hull, deck, awnings, easiest, and grief as you learn the fastest, wood, money, spars, sailbags, and trim Make and repair sails, most effective ways to: Evaluate the condition of your boat or one you’re about to purchase Repair structural damage to your fiberglass sailboat Improve or repair your sailboat’s electrical system Troubleshoot, dodgers, maintain, and bimini tops .

Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual: Including Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair, Sailboat Refinishing, Sailbo #ad - Casey’s technical virtuosity, his user-friendly explanations, and Peter Compton's diesel engine expertise make even the more complicated repairs and improvements easy to understand. The definitive guide from the world's best-known sailboat maintenance expert Don Casey’s Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual combines six core volumes into a single, utterly dependable resource that answers every frequent question, explains every major system, and helps you keep your boat and its components shipshape.

More than 2, 500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step through every procedure.

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Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E #ad - When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, autopilots, and propellers refrigeration and air-conditioning tanks, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on: Battery technologies, including networking systems, wind and water generators, and through-hulls Pumps and watermakers Steering, and solar power Electric motors and electric lights Marine electronics, rigging, antennas, battery chargers, shaft brakes, and bow thrusters Spars, and wind vanes Stoves and heaters Winches, plumbing, inverters, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells 12- and 24-volt DC systems Electric and hybrid propulsion How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats Corrosion, windlasses, and RFI Diesel engines Transmissions, bonding, and lightning protection Generators, and roller reefing International Marine Publishing.

The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever! If it’s on a boat and it has screws, or moving parts, wires, it’s covered in Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual.

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This Old Boat, Second Edition: Completely Revised and Expanded

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - International Marine Publishing. Turn a run-down fiberglass boat into a first-class yacht Since it first appeared in 1991, Don Casey’s This Old Boat has helped tens of thousands of sailors refurbish older fiberglass boats and has become a revered classic among boat rehabbers. This second edition is revised from first page to last with new information on electrical systems, refrigeration, resins, diesel engines, plumbing and more.

. Plus, more than 600 newly created illustrations enhance the book’s beauty as well as its utility.

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Inspecting the Aging Sailboat The International Marine Sailboat Library

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Inspecting the Aging Sailboat The International Marine Sailboat Library #ad - Inspecting the Aging Sailboat. With clear step-by-step drawings and instructions, Don Casey explains how to recognize problems--both surface and hidden--and how to separate cosmetic flaws from serious faults. ". The perfect place to begin, or continue, your education. Sailing whether you are shopping for a used fiberglass boat or prioritizing maintenance tasks on the one you already own, this book saves money--and perhaps even disaster.

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Marine Diesel Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder's bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine diesel engines explains how to: Diagnose and repair engine problems Perform routine and annual maintenance Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine International Marine Publishing.

Marine Diesel Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair #ad - Inspecting the Aging Sailboat. Praise for this boating classic: “The most up-to-date and readable book we've seen on the subject. Sailing world “Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat. Motor boat & yachting “Clear, logical, and even interesting to read. Cruising world keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years.

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Stress-free Sailing: Single and Short-handed Techniques

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Adlard Coles #ad - International Marine Publishing. Inspecting the Aging Sailboat. Organized into techniques for different cruising scenarios, the book features step-by-step sequential photos showing exactly how to approach each situation and carry out the task at hand. International Marine Publishing. This book is therefore a first, addressing the most common sailing scenarios that anyone cruising will have to deal with, successfully tried and tested by the author techniques and solutions for dealing with the huge variety of essential operations on a boat--from sail setting and reefing; to picking up mooring buoys in a variety of wind and tide situations; to anchoring, and providing clever, berthing, original, highly effective and most important, and leaving a pontoon shorthanded; to picking up a man overboard; to sailing in fog and heavy weather--and even going up the mast.

St martins Pr. Their boat handling, sail handling, anchoring, and mooring skills all have to be carried out both efficiently and effectively, navigation, preferably with a minimum of physical effort to conserve energy. But most sailing technique books assume a crew of three or four, all willing to lend a hand.

Stress-free Sailing: Single and Short-handed Techniques #ad - This book will be a godsend to anyone sailing solo or shorthanded--including couples with young children who need to be supervised by one parent whilst the other runs the boat. The vast majority of sailing yacht scenarios comprise a couple sailing the boat together, needing to carry out all maneuvers and activities themselves with no help from a back-up crew.

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The Voyager's Handbook: The Essential Guide to Blue Water Cruising

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - The appearance of such a new voice is something of an event, and that’s what we’d call the publication of The Voyager’s Handbook. Blue water sailing this inspirational and comprehensive manual leads you step by step through every aspect of choosing, planning, and following the voyager’s life. Inspecting the Aging Sailboat.

International Marine Publishing. This exquisitely detailed guide also helps you master the skills you’ll need to handle a boat at sea with a small crew, including Weather forecasting Passage planning Watchkeeping Heavy-weather sailing Emergency management Midocean repairs Complete with dozens of easy-to-use graphs and tables for quick reference, The Voyager’s Handbook is the ultimate resource for anyone who is planning, along with the hard-won wisdom of experienced cruisers, preparing for, or just dreaming about a great adventure on the high seas.

Belongs in the bookshelf of every cruising vessel. Blue water sailing “if you are serious about that extended voyage, read The Voyager’s Handbook. Sailing “every now and then a new voice emerges in the world of sailing literature that stands out, a voice that is both clear and of lasting quality. Using three example boats representing three cruising lifestyles―Simplicity, and Highlife―Beth Leonard helps make your bluewater dreams come true, Moderation, whether you’re sailing on a shoestring or a CEO’s pension.

The Voyager's Handbook: The Essential Guide to Blue Water Cruising #ad - Managing life from a floating home and keeping that home livable, and safe requires you to become, doctor, the ship’s purser, seaworthy, engineer, among other things, cook, and cruise director. You’ll discover how to prepare for these new roles and put necessary equipment and arrangements in place before you untie your docklines.

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The Complete Sailing Manual, 4th Edition

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DK #ad - International Marine Publishing. All rules, regulations, and best practices are also up to date. From the novice to the experienced sailor, The Complete Sailing Manual is the perfect book for anyone interested in sailing. Look up how to rig a dinghy, tie basic knots, or save someone who fell overboard. Revised and updated to include the latest developments in equipment, and high-speed, and activities, safety, apparent wind-sailing, including foiling, long-distance cruising, and newest technology such as modern performance systems and electronic navigation.

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International Marine Publishing. Dk. This authoritative text has clear, annotated diagrams and photographs that answer questions about any sailing situation with thorough coverage of all aspects of sailing and boat ownership. St martins Pr. Inspecting the Aging Sailboat.

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Sailboat Electrics Simplified

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Match your battery bank and alternator to your needs. Avoid shore power problems. Make good, safe connections. St martins Pr. Dk. Don's lucid explanations and numerous illustrations make what is normally mysterious and invisible--electricity--into something the reader is able to understand with confidence. Troubleshoot problems quickly.

Sailboat Electrics Simplified #ad - International Marine Publishing. Don't be baffled by your electrical system--Handle Repairs and Improvements with Ease With clear illustrations and simple explanations, Don Casey shows you exactly how to install wiring. Don casey's book provides clear guidance on how to create and maintain a robust electrical system.

. An excellent addition to the sailor's seagoing library. Chuck hawley International Marine Publishing.

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The Annapolis Book of Seamanship: Fourth Edition

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Simon & Schuster #ad - International Marine Publishing. Dk. Much of the text is new or revised, and there are many new photos. Simon Schuster. The book ends with boat maintenance and the traditions that make sailing the beloved pastime it is. Throughout, the book stresses the skills and attitudes that comprise what the author calls “The Seamanship Ethos.

The first four chapters cover the boat, and weather, basic sailing skills, sail trim, with the first of many “Hands On” sections with their tips. Moving on to the arts of traditional seamanship—anchoring, and emergencies—there is much on modern equipment and skills, heavy weather, again based on experience.

The Annapolis Book of Seamanship: Fourth Edition #ad - The topics of health including seasickness and on board safety follow, with lessons learned from on-water tests and studies of boating accidents. International Marine Publishing. The aim remains to advise you the sailor on essential gear, skills, and behavior that enhance your pleasure and safety. Inspecting the Aging Sailboat.

This edition of The Annapolis Book of Seamanship is an extensive update. Completely revised and updated to address changes in technology and safety standards, this new edition is the definitive guide to the art and science of sailing. The art of sailing, maneuvering, and preserving a ship or a boat in all positions and under all reasonable circumstances.

With the addition of the words, “and some unreasonable circumstances, too, ” this definition of “seamanship” is as valid today as when the first edition of this book was published in 1983.

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Singlehanded Sailing: Thoughts, Tips, Techniques & Tactics

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Got a 35-foot sailboat? No problem. International Marine Publishing. Simon Schuster. Inspecting the Aging Sailboat. Singlehander andrew evans learned the hard way how to sail and race alone--with lots of mishaps, including broaches and a near tumbling over a waterfall--and in Singlehanded Sailing he shares the techniques, tips, and tactics he has developed to make his solo sailing adventures safe and enriching.

Dk. International Marine Publishing. Learn everything you need to know to meet any solo challenge, including: Managing the power consumption aboard a boat to feed the electric autopilot Setting and gybing a spinnaker Finding time to sleep Dealing with heavy weather International Marine Publishing. St martins Pr.

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