29.01.2022

CUSTOMIZING YOUR BOAT — PRACTICAL IDEAS FOR IMPROVEMENTS, REPAIRS AND FITTING OUT

Customizing Your Boat - Practical Ideas for Improvements, Repairs and

Author(s) Ian Nicolson
Publisher Van Nostrand Reinhold
Date 1975
Pages 191
Format pdf
Size 20 Mb
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This another brilliant book from the author of the “Small Steel Craft – Design, Construction and Maintenance”. The content of the publication is intended to provide valuable step by step instructions for those willing to improve their boats or yachts. All of the tips have been provided with the detailed sketched to make understanding and following them easier.

First of all, the readers are acquainted with the hull construction including the boat framing, keel, strengthening and other important elements; the hull materials are also included here. The deck construction is dealt with in the next chapter together with the hatches and windows. After that, the author proceeds to the boat spars and rigging, and deck gear, cockpits and wheelhouses, including lockers and seats, stowage etc.

The boat engine and hull systems are dealt with in the separate chapter, including the steering arrangements, exhausts, hull piping, shafting, fuel and lubricating oil tanks and other aspects. Finally, the rest of the chapters cover the equipment and tenders, joinery, and fitting out, including the tools, maintenance instructions etc. You will definitely find everything you need in this volume.

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