Boat Maintenance & Repair

Paperback, Ken Hankinson, Glen L. Witt , 256 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781951116453
Authoritative and very detailed procedures for choosing and installing engines. Includes propeller selection, shaft alignment, cooling and exhaust systems, ventilation, electrical, more.


Paperback, Mel Bartlett, 96 pages, 7 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781472955401
The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines  is aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics. In clear, jargon-free English, it explains how a diesel engine works, and how to care for it. Melanie Bartlett explains how the engine uses simple processes to covert fuel to power, and then...

Paperback, Thomas Larsson, 240 pages, 10 x 10 inches, ISBN: 9781510704763
The Big Book of Wooden Boat Restoration  is the perfect introduction or reference guide for both novice and experienced wooden boat enthusiasts. Author Thomas Larsson, one of Sweden’s most experienced and premier wooden boat restorers, has compiled his knowledge of the craft for readers and...

Paperback, Peggie Hall, 114 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781892399786
This is the completely-updated 2nd Edition of Peggie Hall's famous book "Get Rid of Boat Odors." "The New Get Rid of Boat Odors, 2nd ed." by Peggie Hall, known by many of her fans as "The Headmistress," will teach you how to eliminate annoying odors on your boat by treating the source instead of...

Hardcover, Nigel Calder, 944 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780071790338
Packed with new and updated information on every system found aboard virtually every pleasure boat. If it has screws, wires or moving parts, it's covered in this trusted manual. . Includes troubleshooting chart, clear illustrations.

Hardcover, Andreas af Malmborg, 160 pages, 0.8 x 10.5 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781632204769
There is something beautiful and nostalgic about wooden boats. These exquisite, polished works of art give us a glimpse into the past, a time when technology wasn’t so advanced, a time when everything was crafted by hand. These magnificent vessels deserve our attention and our utmost respect....

Paperback, Don Seddon, 96 pages, 6.6 x 9.3 inches, ISBN: 9781898660811
Most sailing vessels and motorboats have a marine diesel engine.  This book will help the owner keep this vital piece of equipment going.  It covers; how it works, fuel, air, cooling, lubrication, electrics, installation and winter lay up. This second edition is fully revised and now...

Paperback, Pat Manley, 160 pages, 9.3 x 6.7 inches, ISBN: 9781909911130
Concentrates on the 67 most common maintenance jobs to be done aboard both power and sailboats. Each is explained in simple steps and illustrated with fine color photos and diagrams. From electrical systems to leaky toilets, all is explained. Excellent and informative.

How Boat Things Work
Paperback, Charlie Wing, 171 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, 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.

Hardcover, Nigel Calder, 284 pages, 7.5 x 95 inches, 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.

Hardcover, Allan H. Vaitses, 167 pages, 7 x 10 inches, 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.

Paperback, Nigel Clegg, 144 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 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.

Paperback, John Vigor, 210 pages, 9 x 6.5 inches, ISBN: 9780939837625
John Vigor, a freelance writer and editor, is the author of 10 boating books, including Twenty Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere (Paradise Cay), and numerous magazine articles. . He is a sailing and navigation instructor qualified by the American Sailing Association.

Paperback, David & Zora Aiken, 98 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 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...

Paperback, Roger Marshall, 184 pages, 8.5x11 inches, ISBN: 9780071549929
Step-by-step color photo guidance for repairing and renewing fiberglass boats step color photo guidance for repairing and renewing fiberglass boats . Step by step color photo guidance for repairing and renewing fiberglass.

Marine Diesel Engines
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Hardcover, Daniel Charnews, 214 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780870335907
Learn the essentials of large marine diesels from 1,000 to 80,000 HP. For marine engineers. Fundamentals are highlighted using 130 detailed illustrations and formulas.

Paperback, John Payne, 85 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781574091991
Includes galvanic corrosion, what it is and how to avoid it, stray current corrosion and protecting against it, lightning protection, grounding and much more. Photos, drawings. Solid information on topics much misunderstood.

Paperback, Ken Hankinson, 126 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780939070060
Discusses and illustrates in detail all sheathing systems and techniques for covering wooden hulls with fiberglass. Pros and cons of various materials covered. This book will get it done right the first time.

Boat Maintenance
Hardcover, William Burr Jr., 157 pages, 7.5 x 95 inches, 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.

Diesel Companion
Paperback, Pat Manley, 24 pages, 3 1/3 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 1898660913
A handy tool to keep any diesel running. Produced in color on water-resistant cards, detailing the essential steps in maintenance and troubleshooting.

Hardcover, Jim Trefethen, 265 pages, 7 x 10 inches, 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.

Paperback, Henry C. Mustin, 128 pages, 7 x 10 inches, 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.

Hardcover, Glen L. Witt & Ken Hankinson, 250 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 939070014
Authoritative and very detailed procedures for choosing and installing engines. Includes propeller selection, shaft alignment, cooling and exhaust systems, ventilation, electrical, more.