In a single volume this book provides the owner of a new or traditional boat everything they will need to maintain her in a safe and seaworthy condition - at minimum cost.
By means of detailed tables he also provides a unique survey of the real cost of every aspect of yacht upkeep.
Features: Sealants and mastics; gelcoat repairs and osmosis blisters; high tech rope and rigs; mast stepping and spar fittings; lightning protection; brightwork, painting and leak treatments; hull and deck sheathing methods; engine maintenance and overhaul; sterngear, steering and propellers; fuel, cooling and exhaust systems; pumps, marine toilets and seacocks; plumbing and gas work; dinghies, tenders, trolleys and trailers; laying a mooring; hauling out and winterizing. 'Encyclopaedic...This is one book that no owner should be without...a remarkable achievement' - Practical Boat Owner
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages, 144 line drawings, 122 b&w photographs
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 28/11/1997
- Category: Reference works
- ISBN: 9780713646580