How Boat Things Work : An Illustrated Guide

How Boat Things Work : An Illustrated Guide

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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 systemsAn Illustrated Guide Charlie Wing ... valve cover (engine), 16, 24 valves, 160a€”63 vane pumps, 148 voltage regulator, 131, 143 Volvo MD31A alternator, 144 W water heater, 154 water pumps. ... See also rope wire rope eyes, 88 wire rope fittings: swaged, 75; swageless, 76a€”77 Y Yanmar fuel filters, 27, 29 Yanmar KM2 a€”Aanbsp;...

Title:How Boat Things Work : An Illustrated Guide
Author: Charlie Wing
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2007-05-14

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