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Practical Boat Mechanics: Commonsense Ways to Prevent, Diagnose, and Repair Engines and Mechanical Problems

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Work-around solutions and emergency repairs that will get your boat home when all else fails

Practical Boat Mechanics belongs onboard every boat that has a gasoline, diesel, inboard, or out-board engine. This practical collection of fast fixes enables you to repair failed machinery with basic tools under adverse conditions. Designed and written for non-mechanics, it also presents do-it-yourself maintenance procedures and schedules that will prevent most problems from occurring.

Synopsis:

Work-around solutions and emergencyrepairs that will get your boat home when allelse fails

Emergency Boat Mechanics belongs onboard everyboat that has a gasoline, diesel, inboard, or out-boardengine. This practical collection of fast fixes enables you to repair failed machinery with basic tools under adverse conditions. Designed and written for non-mechanics, it includes troubleshooting charts of mechanical fixes.

About the Author

Ben L. Evridge has spent 20 years maintaining the 1,200 fishing vessels of Kodiak, Alaska, keeping them running in one of the world’s most challenging marine environments. He is a regular contributor to National Fisherman.

Table of Contents

Part 1 How Boat Things Work

1. Meet Your Boat

2. Getting Familiar with Marine Engines

3. Cooling Systems

4. Belts and Hoses

5. Fuel, Lubricating Oil, Filters

6. Drive Train and Power-Take-Offs

7. Marine Electrical Systems

8. Exhaust Systems

9. Marine Steering

Part 2 Troubleshooting

10. Conventional Troubleshooting

11. Troubleshooting by the Five Senses

12. Gasoline Engines, Inboard & Outboard

13. Cabin and Engine Room

14. Marine Gear and Drive train

15. Steering and Controls

Part 3 The Resourceful Boat Mechanic

16. Crack Detection, Pressure Testing

17. Engine and Shaft Alignment

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071593243
Publisher:
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Subject:
Sports & Recreation : Boating - General
Author:
Evridge, Ben L.
Author:
Ben L. Evridge
Subject:
Boating - General
Subject:
Boating
Subject:
Boats and boating
Subject:
Sailboats
Subject:
Boats and boating -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject:
Motorboats -- Motors -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject:
Nautical-Boat Maintenance and Repair
Subject:
Nautical-Boating General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
August 2009
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
320

Related Subjects

Engineering » Mechanical Engineering » General
Transportation » Nautical » Boats » Boating
Transportation » Nautical » Boats » Maintenance and Repair

Practical Boat Mechanics: Commonsense Ways to Prevent, Diagnose, and Repair Engines and Mechanical Problems
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"Synopsis" by , Work-around solutions and emergencyrepairs that will get your boat home when allelse fails

Emergency Boat Mechanics belongs onboard everyboat that has a gasoline, diesel, inboard, or out-boardengine. This practical collection of fast fixes enables you to repair failed machinery with basic tools under adverse conditions. Designed and written for non-mechanics, it includes troubleshooting charts of mechanical fixes.

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