How Boat Things Work

How Boat Things Work

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a€œAnyone who contemplates any onboard do-it-yourself work should have this book at his or her elbow.a€--Cruising World a€œThis book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Fascinating to read, ita€™s a perfect teaching tool.a€--Ocean Navigator Whether youa€™re a new mariner or a lifetime veteran, How Boat Things Work is a resource you cana€™t afford to be without. With intricate two-color cutaway drawings of eighty different systems and devices, as well as detailed explanations of how theya€™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 a€œunder the hooda€ 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 systemsSee marine toilets transmissions: planetary, 44; Yanmar KM2-A, 42-43 travelers, 112-13 trochoid pump, 34 truckera#39;s hitch, 96 turning ... 151 Whale Flipper Pump Mk. 4 manual piston pump, 150 Whale Gusher Galley Mk. 3 diaphragm pump, 152 Whale V Pump Mk. 6 ... rope fittings: swaged, 75; swageless, 76-77 Yanmar fuel filters, 27, 29 Yanmar KM2-A transmission, 42-43 Yanmar 2GM diesel engine , 16;anbsp;...

Title:How Boat Things Work
Author:Charlie Wing
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2007-06-04


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