Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual: How to by Nigel Calder

By Nigel Calder

The boatowner's most efficient troubleshooting consultant, now greater than ever

If it truly is on a ship and it has screws, wires, or relocating components, it truly is coated in Boatowner's Mechanical and electric Manual. should you depart the dock with this booklet aboard, you could have at your fingertips the easiest and so much finished suggestion on:

  • Battery technologies
  • 12- and 24-volt DC systems
  • Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection
  • Generators, inverters, and battery chargers
  • Electric cars and electrical lights
  • Marine electronics, antennas, and RFI
  • Diesel engines
  • Transmissions, shaft brakes, and propellers
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • Tanks, plumbing, and through-hulls
  • Pumps and watermakers
  • Steering, autopilots, and wind vanes
  • Stoves and heaters
  • Winches, windlasses, and bow thrusters
  • Spars, rigging, and curler reefing

"If you needed to select a unmarried publication that can assist you check and preserve your boat apparatus, this is able to be it."—Practical Sailor

"A actually notable bible. . . . This booklet is the easiest of its kind."—WoodenBoat

"A significant success. . . . it might be challenging to visualize whatever going fallacious on a ship that could not be discovered with this book."—Sailing World

"The world's most sensible technical reference and troubleshooting book."—Sailing Inland and Offshore

"This handbook could be of lasting curiosity to somebody who desires to understand how their boat works, what has long past flawed while it does not, and the way it may be fixed."—Classic Boat

"Without changing into too complicated, the publication covers virtually each possible mechanical or electric subject within the marine environment."—Work Boat World

"Calder lives what he writes, . . . [and] what he deals . . . is functional strategies to difficulties linked to more and more advanced marine structures. . . . [A] discount for someone within the development and service aspect of the boat business."—Professional Boatbuilder

Show description

Read or Download Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual: How to Maintain, Repair, and Improve Your Boat's Essential Systems PDF

Best ships books

New York's Liners (Images of America)

For one hundred seventy five years, passenger ships have crossed the Atlantic, linking the outdated international with the hot global. among 1892 and 1954, greater than 12 million immigrants gone through the port of recent York. nationwide rivalries prompted ships to develop in dimension, pace, and a convenience that had as soon as been incredible. the appearance of the passenger jet in 1958 replaced how humans go back and forth.

Ship Captain's Daughter: Growing Up on the Great Lakes

Ann Lewis's youth was once marked by means of an strange rhythm. every year the thawing and freezing of the good Lakes signaled the start and finish of the transport season, months of ready that have been punctuated through short journeys to varied ports to fulfill her father, the captain. With vigorous storytelling and vibrant information, Lewis captures the bizarre lifetime of delivery households whose days and weeks revolved round the delivery at the nice Lakes.

The Catamaran Book: Catamaran Sailing From Start to Finish

A well-rounded consultant protecting the suggestions and abilities had to achieve catamaran crusing, for these beginning out via to these striving for championship wins. even if you're a child making a choice on your first cat, a membership sailor trying to increase your effects, or a professional racer embarking on the next functionality version, specialist recommendation from Tom & Brian Phipps will take your catamaran crusing to the subsequent point.

Wooden Boats of the St. Lawrence River (Images of America)

The Thousand Islands� very identify inspires photos of serious average good looks and nautical wonders. they're forested islands replete with storybook stone castles. beautiful mahogany runabouts might be obvious rushing around the placid floor of the amazing St. Lawrence. Names like Boldt, Bourne, Emery, Lyon, and Pullman are embedded within the Golden Age of the realm, and all of it involves existence during this pictorial background of the river.

Additional resources for Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual: How to Maintain, Repair, and Improve Your Boat's Essential Systems

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.63 of 5 – based on 19 votes