Maintain and Improve Your Powerboat

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Date

May 31, 2009

Format

Electronic book text, 320 pages

ISBN

0071549358 / 9780071549356

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Overview


Main description

Dozens of DIY projects to keep your boat looking good and running well

This wide-ranging projects book covers maintenance, repairs, and upgrades to improve comfort, utility, appearance, value, safety, and enjoyment of powerboats up to 35 feet long. Projects include standard maintenance like changing engine oil and preparing for winter storage; minor repairs like rebedding deck hardware; and upgrades like creating new storage and improving your boat’s fuel efficiency.


Table of contents

Introduction
1. How They’re Made and Why It Matters
2. Cockpit
3; Galley
4. Cabin
5. Decks
6. T-Tops, Biminis and Canvas Enclosures
7. Hulls
8. Electrical Systems
9. Electronics
10. Engine & Drive Train
11. Trailers & Trailering
12. Operational Issues
13. Winterizing


Author comments

Paul Esterle has wide experience in the marine industry. He has built boats ranging from canoes to hovercraft, performed repairs and restorations of all types, and worked with wood, epoxy, electrical, plumbing, rigging, and engine systems. He is a regular columnist for Small Craft Advisor and Nor’easter and a regular contributor to many other publications.





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