Boat Maintenance & Repair

MDE001
$9.95  
Paperback, Amanda Neal, 20pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9781937196196
If properly looked after, diesel engines can be amazingly reliable. We got 14,300 hours out of our Volvo TMD31 engine, with almost no problems. You now know that engines need clean fuel, power to start, adequate cooling and lubrication, clean air and preventative maintenance. When you meet these...
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MPS204
$28.00  
Paperback, Mel Bartlett, 96pages, 7 x 9, 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...
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ACB152
$11.20 $14.00  
Paperback, Dave Selby, 112pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781472944849
The Impractical Boat Owner  is the remedy that cures our modern overdose of writing about expensive shiny new sailboats, sailing self-improvement, the quest for the best charter, and practical boating skills. It is a book with no practical purpose whatsoever. It won't make you a better sailor,...
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SKY121
$22.99  
Paperback, Thomas Larsson, 240pages, 10 x 10, 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...
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SKY125
$16.99  
Hardcover, Wayne Canning, 160pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781944824266
How to select a boat, plan your project, finish the job, and actually head for the water.   Over the past thirty to forty years boat builders, large and small, have produced tens of thousands of fiberglass boats. Many now sit abandoned, waiting for some tender care to get back on the...
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SIM284
$29.00  
Flex, Kevin Falvey & Boating Magazine, 224pages, 7.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9781681880457
If you spend some serious time (or want to start spending serious time) on the water, this is the book you need. Whether you’re actively chasing trophies in a bass boat, or prefer a lazy afternoon in a pontoon, the  Total Boating Manual  has everything for the active, passive,...
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SWP061
$22.95  
Paperback, Peggie Hall, 114pages, 8.5 x 11, 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...
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INT499
$60.00  
Hardcover, Nigel Calder, 944pages, 8.5 x 11, 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.
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MPS130
$15.00 $30.00  
Paperback, Andy Du Port, 160pages, 5.8 x 0.4 x 9.7, ISBN: 9781472905482
Owning a boat requires sailors to develop a whole new skill set and take on a raft of new responsibilities, but this essential handbook takes the stress out of what should be an enjoyable, rewarding next step, and shares a wealth of practical advice on what might initially seem daunting new...
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SKY085
$24.99  
Hardcover, Andreas af Malmborg, 160pages, 0.8 x 10.5 x 9, 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...
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FER119
$25.50  
Paperback, Pat Manley, 152pages, 6.7 x 8.3, ISBN: 9781909911109
Essental Boat Electrics removes the mystique of boat electrics. The simple language & clear illustrations will help you understand what is going on & show you how to carry out the many electrical jobs onboard effectively & safely. Included are tutorials, from using a multimeter and...
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FER058
$22.00  
Paperback, Don Seddon, 96pages, 6.6 x 9.3, 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...
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FER111
$26.00  
Paperback, Pat Manley, 160pages, 9.3 x 6.7, ISBN: 9781909911130

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SPC027
$13.50 $26.99  
Paperback, Hans Muhlbauer, ISBN: 9780764344251
Life as a motor- or sailboat sailor could be so relaxing if everything just went as it should, but water sports enthusiasts often face difficulties. Problems lurk everywhere, and those who would like to keep their cool in every situation need to feel at home with broad technical knowledge. But...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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