Boat Maintenance & Repair

ACB057
$11.98 $23.95  
Paperback, Tim Bartlett, 83pages, 6.8 x 0.2 x 9.6, ISBN: 9780713675757
Aimed at the boat-owner and not the mechanic, this concise text explains every system found on both two and four-stroke engines. Includes troubleshooting section and lifesaving tips for an engine immersed in salt water.
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INT088
$30.00  
Hardcover, Nigel Calder, 284pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071475358
The world's bestselling marine engine maintenance book got even better and more up-to-date. Lucid explanations, over 300 b&w photos and drawings of every diesel system and advice on what to do when things go wrong.
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INT095
$18.00  
Paperback, Miner Brotherton, revised by Ed Sherman, 189pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780071392334
A clear, non-threatening introduction to 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats. Thoroughly updated as to modern equipment, materials and practices while retaining the simplicity that made the first edition a boating best-seller.
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INT008
$66.00  
Hardcover, Don Casey, 880pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071462846
The largest, most complete, all encompassing, best-illustrated sailboat maintenance manual ever published. Combines and updates the six-volume series by the author to cover everything from repairing cosmetic and structural damage to sail repair.
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INT026
$22.00  
Paperback, Charlie Wing, 171pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071493444
A fully illustrated tour through modern systems that power, steer, and control both power and sailboats. Features over 100 cutaway and exploded drawings with detailed explanations of eighty principle devices.
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SHP150
$27.50  
Paperback, JeanLuc Pallas, 122pages, 8.25 X 11.75, ISBN: 9781574092356
Aims to enable every owner to understand the working of both 2- and 4-stroke outboards and be able to confidently operate and repair it. Covers regular maintenance, repairs, problem solving, more. Color photos, diagrams.
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PAR044
$17.95  
Paperback, Gregg Nestor, 340pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9780939837823
The Trailer Sailer Owner's Manual should be included with every trailerable sailboat. This comprehensive guide to selecting, caring for, and enjoying a trailerable sailboat will answer all your questions about fitting out, care of your sails, launching and retrieval, and boat maintenance. ....
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SHP100
$13.95  
Paperback, John Payne, 86pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574091632
Well illustrated, confidence-inspiring guide to wiring and wiring standards, electricity basics, circuit protection, planning and installation, switches, grounding and much more. Makes boat wiring much more logical and far less intimidating.
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SUM001
$19.95  
Paperback, Harold Barre, 217pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780964738621
How to upgrade, operate and troubleshoot 12-volt systems with emphasis on understanding what may be wrong with a system and how to improve it with a multi-stage charging system. Excellent diagrams, clear, concise writing.
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INT068
$17.00  
Paperback, Don Casey, 144pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071445450
A fiberglass sailboat evaluation guide for owners and shoppers written with great clarity and gentle authority. Helps current owners to prioritize maintenance and shoppers to find good value and avoid pitfalls.
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SPA001
$20.00 $39.99  
Paperback, Edgar J. Beyn, 94pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 721002150127
What an alternator is, how it works, how they differ, how to identify brands and types, Covers troubleshooting, testing, emergency repairs. Many line illustrations, diagrams. Only book of its type.
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SHP335
$14.95  
Paperback, John C. Payne, 106pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781574092622
From John C. Payne, one of the foremost international authorities on marine electrical systems and electronics, comes a new title in his successful series of easy to understand yet thorough treatments of technical issues facing every boat owner. whether sail or power. Each volume is concise,...
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INT267
$21.00  
Paperback, Henry C. Mustin, 128pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9780070442481
The most thorough guide yet to aging fiberglass boats, their problems and cures written as both buyer's guide and expose of shoddy building practices and lack of standards among builders and surveyors.
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SHP127
$13.95  
Paperback, John Payne, 97pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574092004
Includes fuel system maintenance, filters, cooling, water pump, lubrication systems, troubleshooting testing gauges and much more. A great deal of sound information and advice for the money.
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INT063
$23.00  
Paperback, Dave Gerr, 147pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780071381765
A designer's, Boatbuilder's and boat owner's reference for choosing, installing, and understanding propellers. Covers outboards to trawlers, high speed and low. Contains plenty of graphs, charts, drawings and answers to common questions and considerations
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SHP099
$13.95  
Paperback, John Payne, 86pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574091625
An easy-to-understand guide to the foundation of a marine electrical system: batteries and the systems that charge them. Topics include types, selection, safety, installation, maintenance, charging, alternators, regulators and more. Photos.
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SPA002
$31.99  
Paperback, Edgar J. Beyn, 232pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 1878797131
Covers basic electricity, switches, troubleshooting, engine instruments, safety standards, solar power, batteries, pumps, electrolytic corrosion. Practical solutions to common problems.
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SHP141
$19.95  
Paperback, Nigel Clegg, 144pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 1574092235
Concise, non-technical advice on how to do the job right using contemporary materials and techniques. Covers all paint, varnish situations and application challenges. A fault-finding section deals with when things go wrong. Line drawings and photos.
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INT456
$34.00  
Paperback, Ed Sherman, ISBN: 9780071810777
Save time and money with this state-of-the-art guide to the latest, most advanced diagnostic equipment and techniques"Ed Sherman is one of America's great teachers and communicators of marine technology. "--Tim Murphy, former executive editor, Cruising World. Whether you are a marine electronics...
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INT239
$43.00  
Hardcover, Dave Gerr, 412pages, 8 x 11, ISBN: 9780071444569
Get the full story on your boat's mechanical system.
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INT123
$34.00  
Hardcover, Allan H. Vaitses, 167pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9780071569149
Covers every facet of fiberglass boat repair techniques and strategies from cosmetic touch-up to gel coat blistering to major structural rebuilding or modification. Author speaks from decades' experience as builder and surveyor.
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INT016
$25.00  
Hardcover, William Burr Jr., 157pages, 7.5 x 95, ISBN: 9780071357036
Maintenance advice from 100 experts. Outlines weekly, monthly and seasonal maintenance schedules, tips on buying, using specific marine products. Covers cleaning, painting, general cosmetics. Photos.
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INT241
$38.00  
Hardcover, Jim Trefethen, 265pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9780070652392
The first all-inclusive repair and restoration guide for the boat owner with average skills who needs to know how to find the right boat to restore, the right tools and equipment.
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CMP219
$10.99  
Paperback, David & Zora Aiken, 98pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780870335679
Fiberglass Repair, Second Edition is filled with easily accessed information, all aimed at giving a determined boat owner the necessary skills and the confidence to tackle typical fiberglass repairs, using either polyester or epoxy resin. In every boating area, hundreds of fiberglass...
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