How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide (International Marine-RMP)

By | October 6, 2017
How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide (International Marine-RMP) Author Charlie Wing
ISBN-10 0071493441
ISBN-13 9780071493444
Year 2007-06-04
Pages 176
Language English
Publisher International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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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 its a perfect teaching tool Ocean Navigator Whether youre a new mariner or a lifetime veteran How Boat Things Work is a resource you cant afford to be without With intricate two color cutaway drawings of eighty different systems and devices as well as detailed explanations of how theyre 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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