Download e-book for iPad: How Boat Things Work: An Illustrated Guide (International by Charlie Wing

By Charlie Wing

ISBN-10: 0071493441

ISBN-13: 9780071493444

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

“This ebook reduces a ship to its such a lot rudimentary components in basic drawings and transparent reasons. attention-grabbing to learn, it’s an ideal instructing tool.”--Ocean Navigator

Whether you’re a brand new mariner or a life-time veteran, How Boat issues Work is a source you can’t have the funds for to be with no. With tricky two-color cutaway drawings of 80 diversified platforms and units, in addition to precise factors of the way they’re assembled, how they paintings, and the way they could get it wrong, this ebook covers each basic portion of your boat's internal workings.

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

  • Engines, transmissions, bearings, stuffing packing 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, bogs, seacocks, freshwater systems

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