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By Charlie Wing

“Anyone who contemplates any onboard selfmade paintings must have this e-book at his or her elbow.”--Cruising World

“This e-book reduces a ship to its such a lot rudimentary components in uncomplicated drawings and transparent motives. interesting to learn, it’s an ideal educating tool.”--Ocean Navigator

Whether you’re a brand new mariner or an entire life veteran, How Boat issues Work is a source you can’t have the funds for to be with out. With complex two-color cutaway drawings of 80 diverse structures and units, in addition to specified motives of ways they’re assembled, how they paintings, and the way they could get it wrong, this booklet covers each basic section of your boat's internal workings.

This guided travel “under the hood” of your sailboat or powerboat includes:

  • Engines, transmissions, bearings, stuffing containers, propellers
  • Steering platforms, autopilots, windvanes, compasses
  • Rigging, splicing, line dealing with, block and take on, sail controls
  • Anchors and windlasses
  • DC and AC electric systems
  • Pumps, bathrooms, seacocks, freshwater systems

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