The Fiberglass Boat Repair Manual


Author: Allan H. Vaitses
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071569149
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
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Tells how to work with fiberglass, and demonstrates repair techniques for leaks, fractures, holes, delaminations, core problems, large holes, and keels

Modern Boat Maintenance

The Complete Fiberglass Boat Manual
Author: Bo Streiffert
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9780924486715
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
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Bo Streiffert is a writer and boating enthusiast.

Boatbuilding manual


Author: Robert M. Steward
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 372
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Rumpf- und Decksreparaturen


Author: Don Casey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783667103963
Category:
Page: 136
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Understanding Boat Design


Author: Edward S. Brewer,Ted Brewer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780070076945
Category: Architecture
Page: 160
View: 3526
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For new boating enthusiasts--even if they've been at it awhile--there are scores of burning questions. If one boat has a round bottom and another's is veed, what difference does it make in the way they perform? What are the advantages of a cutter rig over a sloop? Why does one sailor swear by a full keel, while others won't have anything but a fin keel? Why does one powerboat have more flare in its topsides than another? And what is flare? Why do some hull shapes look "right"? How big an engine and propeller will it take to move that powerboat? What elements make a boat safe, or comfortable? Understanding Boat Design has been the place to look for quick, uncomplicated answers since 1971. Founder of the Yacht Design Institute, a highly respected designer for more than 30 years, and a frequent contributor to SAIL, Cruising World, and other magazines, Ted Brewer has again revised his classic primer. This new volume has been greatly expanded and contains information on many aspects of design that were not even thought of twenty years ago. Understanding Boat Design has eased tens of thousands of readers into the complex world of small-craft design. It is the ideal introduction for backyard boatbuilders, students of boat design, or someone looking to buy a first boat. "This tight little book should be required reading."--Soundings "A natural for those embarking on a first purchase, or the amateur builder."--Sailing "One of the cleanest and clearest expositions on the elements of yacht design ever published . . . by a naval architect who knows what he is talking about."--WoodenBoat

Sailing Big on a Small Sailboat


Author: Jerry Cardwell
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574090079
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 205
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Gary Schwarzman is a writer and sailing enthusiast.

Fiberglass boat survey manual


Author: Arthur Edmunds
Publisher: Intl Marine Pub
ISBN: N.A
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 128
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Explains typical construction of fiberglass boats and gives a check list of areas that should be investigated when buying or maintaining a fiberglass boat

The Nature of Boats

Insights and Esoterica for the Nautically Obsessed
Author: Dave Gerr
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780070242333
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 432
View: 2170
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Boat noodling. Boat lovers suffer universally from this benign affliction. In its mildest form, boat noodling is nothing more than wondering why that sloop in the next slip is faster than yours. In a more significant manifestation it could mean serious daydreaming--drifting off for extended periods, sketching design ideas on the back of an envelope. Chances are, if you've picked up this book just to see what's in it, you're beyond help. Naval architect Dave Gerr offers the perfect antidote, a browser's reference to understanding how boats tick: all you've ever wanted to know about boats--power and sail, racer and cruiser; dinghy and motoryacht. In the clear, friendly, nontechnical style that has made his column for Offshore magazine so enduring and popular, Gerr explains everything from how thick a hull should be to why one sailboat tips less than another, from choosing an engine to designing a rig for your trawler yacht, from building a dinghy to simple rules of thumb for dozens of design quandaries. Gerr writes for the boat noodler in all of us--those seriously interested in learning and dreaming about all types of watercraft. There is no better way to become a better sailor, equipped to handle any contingency. And there's no better place to start than right here.

Boating Information

A Bibliography and Source List
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Boats and boating
Page: 297
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Naval Engineers Journal


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Marine engineering
Page: N.A
View: 5127
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The Woodenboat


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Boatbuilding
Page: N.A
View: 5408
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Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual

Repair and Improve Your Boat's Essential Systems
Author: Nigel Calder
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472947738
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 960
View: 4679
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This manual takes both novice and experienced boatowner through minor to major repairs of electrical systems, engines, electronics, steering systems, generators, pumps, cookers, spars and rigging. When it was first published in 1990, the Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical Manual broke new ground. It was hailed as the first truly DIY manual for boatowners and has sold in its thousands ever since. There have been significant changes in boat systems since then, particularly electrical systems, and this fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect these developments and expand its predecessor's worldwide popularity. 'Probably the best technical reference and troubleshooting book in the world' Yachting Monthly 'It deserves to come standard with every boat' Yachting World

Manuals Combined: U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Manual Volumes I, II and III


Author: N.A
Publisher: Jeffrey Frank Jones
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 2312
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Over 2,300 total pages ... Titles included: Marine Safety Manual Volume I: Administration And Management Marine Safety Manual Volume II: Materiel Inspection Marine Safety Manual Volume III: Marine Industry Personnel

The Fiberglass Manual

A Practical Guide to the use of Glass Reinforced Plastics
Author: Keith Noakes
Publisher: Crowood Press UK
ISBN: 9781861265753
Category: Transportation
Page: 128
View: 4800
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Glass reinforced plastic or fiberglass is a composite material made from strands of glass and liquid resin. This versatile material is used in the construction of cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and aircraft. Fiberglass is an easy material for the DIY modeler or repairer to use. Written with the layman in mind, this book covers: Materials, tools and equipment; Health and safety; Repairing existing components; Modifying and strengthening existing moldings; Designing and making patterns; Making moulds; Wet lay-up technique; Curing times and methods; Releasing compounds from moulds; and Mould-less techniques.

Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual : Including Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair, Sailboat Refinishing, Sailbo

Including Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair, Sailboat Refinishing, Sailbo
Author: Don Casey
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071462848
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 896
View: 9347
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The definitive guide from the world's best-known sailboat maintenance expert Don Casey’s Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual combines six core volumes into a single, utterly dependable resource that answers every frequent question, explains every major system, and helps you keep your boat and its components shipshape. More than 2,500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step through every procedure. Casey’s technical virtuosity, his user-friendly explanations, and Peter Compton's diesel engine expertise make even the more complicated repairs and improvements easy to understand. This must-have guide saves you time, money, and grief as you learn the fastest, easiest, most effective ways to: Evaluate the condition of your boat or one you’re about to purchase Repair structural damage to your fiberglass sailboat Improve or repair your sailboat’s electrical system Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair your boat’s diesel engine Put a professional-looking finish on your boat’s hull, deck, spars, wood, and trim Make and repair sails, sail covers, dodgers, awnings, sailbags, and bimini tops

Marine Maintenance and Repair Industry

Guides to Pollution Prevention
Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788121425
Category:
Page: 64
View: 6052
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A step-by-step manual that provides site operators and environmental engineers in marine maintenance and repair yards with waste minimization options. Provides worksheets designed to be used: for a waste minimization assessment of a marine repair and service yard; in developing an understanding of the yard1s waste generating processes; and to suggest ways to reduce the waste. Outlines both the theory and practice of pollution prevention. Pre-designed assessment forms, plus a detailed waste audit from a marineyard are included.

Nimm zuerst ein kleines Boot

von den Gezeiten des Lebens
Author: Richard Bode
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783720525626
Category:
Page: 192
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Die Welt im Sturm erobert


Author: Tania Aebi,Bernadette Brennan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783768815277
Category:
Page: 349
View: 4453
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Tania Aebi, erste und jüngste amerikanische Weltumseglerin, erzählt erfrischend und geradezu hinreißend die Geschichte ihrer erstaunlichen und in jeder Hinsicht bewegenden 27 000-Meilen-Reise. Sie ist ein flippiger New Yorker Teenager, der mit seiner Clique die Nächte in den Discos herumhängt, als ihr Vater sie vor die Wahl stellt: ab aufs College oder Weltumseglung ? allein. Die 18-Jährige nimmt die Herausforderung an. Aus purer Abenteuerlust, aber auch, um dem Vater zu beweisen, dass sie sehr wohl Stehvermögen hat. Ihre Slup VARUNA ist knapp acht Meter lang. Vom Segeln weiß sie nicht viel mehr als das, was sie sich an Bord der väterlichen Yacht auf einer Atlantik-Überquerung abgeguckt hat. Doch was aus Abenteuerlust begann, wird zu einer Reise der Selbsterfahrung: Stürme, eine Kollision, eine Beinahe-Kenterung, Verletzungen ? sie will durchhalten, um jeden Preis, und sie schafft es. Obwohl sie mehrfach in Versuchung gerät, endgültig aufzugeben. Und sie verliebt sich zweimal. Oliver, ein junger Schweizer, ebenfalls einhand unterwegs, ist es schließlich, der Tania, als sie nach New York zurückkehrt, dort bereits erwartet. Sie hat nicht nur ihn, sondern im doppelten Sinne ?die Welt im Sturm erobert?.