Fast Fixes for Your Boat

Fast Fixes for Your Boat

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Better than swapping ideas with the owners of the boat in the next marina berth, this handy book will be a godsend to all boaters looking for simple solutions to everyday problems. Keeping a boat (whether sail or power) in a damp, corrosive environment (i.e. water) leads to all sorts of issues: rust, mildew, UV degradation, crazing, bad smells, staining, and worse. In this fantastic resource of quick, easy and cost-effective solutions to boat maintenance problems, the author shares tried and tested ideas to protect and improve your boat. From cleaning off rust marks from aluminium stanchions to dislodging bird droppings on deck and preventing dank cabin odours, it's all here; quick and easy tips to protect your hull, deck, windscreen, shorelines, engine, electrics, bilges, freshwater system, sails, rigging, winches, electronics, heads, furniture, windows, carpets, dinghies and tenders. The author also looks at new products on the market, new protectants and environmentally friendly cleaners, tackling the problems of ethanol now introduced into fuel, lower emission engines, sealed batteries, as well as new cures for odour removal and mildew prevention. There's nothing worse than getting to the boat and spending the day trying to cure a simple problem. This book ensures you can spend most of that time out on the water instead.To keep everything inside the boat, after tilting the motor up, drape a towel under it and secure two corners to the skeg or prop ... a cooling problem with your OMC, Volvo Penta, or other drive where the water pump is mounted on the engine?

Title:Fast Fixes for Your Boat
Author:Sandy Lindsey
Publisher:A&C Black - 2013-03-21


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