9780071493444-0071493441-How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide

How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide

ISBN-13: 9780071493444
ISBN-10: 0071493441
Edition: 1
Author: Wing, Charlie
Publication date: 2007
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Format: Paperback 176 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780071493444
ISBN-10: 0071493441
Edition: 1
Author: Wing, Charlie
Publication date: 2007
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Format: Paperback 176 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Wing, Charlie wrote How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide comprising 176 pages back in 2007. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0071493441 and 9780071493444. Since then How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 5.00 or rent at the marketplace.

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“Anyone who contemplates any onboard do-it-yourself work should have this book at his or her elbow.”--Cruising World

“This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Fascinating to read, it’s a perfect teaching tool.”--Ocean Navigator

Whether you’re a new mariner or a lifetime veteran, How Boat Things Work is a resource you can’t afford to be without. With intricate two-color cutaway drawings of eighty different systems and devices, as well as detailed explanations of how they’re assembled, how they work, and how they can go wrong, this book covers every primary component of your boat's inner workings.

This guided tour “under the hood” of your sailboat or powerboat includes:

  • Engines, transmissions, bearings, stuffing boxes, propellers
  • Steering systems, autopilots, windvanes, compasses
  • Rigging, splicing, line handling, block and tackle, sail controls
  • Anchors and windlasses
  • DC and AC electrical systems
  • Pumps, toilets, seacocks, freshwater systems
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