Quick and Easy Boat Maintenance

Author(s): Sandy Lindsey

Nautical - Seamanship

A treasure chest of proven labor-savers that can help you get those pesky maintenance chores done faster - so you can get out on the water and play. Here are 1,001 tested tips from "Boating Magazine's" maintenance expert, giving super-effective yet environmentally friendly ways to clean and maintain all your boat's systems: deck, hull, cabin, engine, bilge, electrical systems, tanks, and gear. Stop working on your boat and go boating!


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Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1 On Deck Caring for Boat Metal Fiberglass Cleaning and Repair, and General Deck Maintenance Handy Excuses for Not Cleaning Your Boat Glass and Plexiglass Windscreen Tips A Teak Tutorial Vinyl Don't Scrub It if You Can Unscrew It Boat Canvas Deck Carpet Dock and Anchor Lines ... and Fenders Chapter 2 Hull Work Fiberglass Hull Cleaning and Maintenance Baking Soda on Board Bottom Painting Tips and Tricks Thru Hull Tips and More Chapter 3 Cabin Concerns The Complete Cabin Mildew Prevention and Maintenance and Odor Control Quickie Head Cleaning In the Galley Waterproof Film Canisters Cabin Furntiture Windows Cabin Carpet Pets on Board Signs of a Tick You Can't Find Lyme Disease and Other Concerns Stow-aways (Bugs and Vermin) Chapter 4 The Engine Inboard Tips Outboard Tips Stern Drive Tips General Engine Tips 10 Clues that You've Gone Overboard on Boat Maintenance Batteries Chapter 5 Other Critical Boat Areas The Electrical System Bilge Vinegar: The Boater's Wonder Cleaner Holding Tanks The Freshwater System Chapter 6 Specialty Boating Trailer Boating Fishing Boat Tips Waterski Boat Tips Inflatables Dinghies and Tenders Chapter 7 Winterizing and Spring Commissioning Winterizing My First Winterizing If You Choose to Go Winter Boating Spring Commissioning Chapter 8 Miscellaneous Tips Every Boater Should Know The Need for Speed Tips for Boating in Mosquito Territory Offbeat Sunburn Prevention Offbeat Sunburn First Aid Severe Sunburn and Heat Stroke Seamanship Rules of the Road Hurricane and Other Storm Preparation Preventive Boat Maintenance: Proper Boat Towing Tips for Choosing the Right Repair Shop Five Things You Don't Want to Hear from Your Boat Appraiser A Few Last Tips Index

General Fields

  • : 9780071343251
  • : McGraw-Hill Inc
  • : McGraw-Hill Inc
  • : 0.247
  • : February 1999
  • : 236mm X 188mm X 8mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sandy Lindsey
  • : Paperback
  • : 623.82020288
  • : 144
  • : 40 illustrations