The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors


Author: Melanie Bartlett
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408146320
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 96
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Aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics, The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors is a boon to anyone who puts to sea with an outboard engine. Covering both 2 and 4 stroke engines, the book explains how even the most sophisticated of modern outboards use simple processes to convert fuel to power, and then looks at each of the sub-systems that allow those processes to take place: - the fuel system - the ignition system - cooling and lubrication - the electrical system - transmission and controls The book includes sections on routine maintenance and fault finding, and even has a photo sequence showing the vital first aid required to save the life of an outboard engine that has been dropped overboard! 'Explains in clear, jargon-free English how an outboard works and how to look after it' Kelvin Hughes 'An excellent book, well thought out and well written' Motorboats Monthly

The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors


Author: Melanie Bartlett
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408156067
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 96
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Aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics, The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors is a boon to anyone who puts to sea with an outboard engine. Covering both 2 and 4 stroke engines, the book explains how even the most sophisticated of modern outboards use simple processes to convert fuel to power, and then looks at each of the sub-systems that allow those processes to take place: - the fuel system - the ignition system - cooling and lubrication - the electrical system - transmission and controls The book includes sections on routine maintenance and fault finding, and even has a photo sequence showing the vital first aid required to save the life of an outboard engine that has been dropped overboard! 'Explains in clear, jargon-free English how an outboard works and how to look after it' Kelvin Hughes 'An excellent book, well thought out and well written' Motorboats Monthly

The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors


Author: Tim Bartlett
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0713675756
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 96
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The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard Motors, previously known as The RYA Book of Outboard Motors, is aimed at all boatowners, rather than experienced mechanics. Covering both 2 and 4 stroke engines, it explains how even the most sophisticated of modern outboards use simple processes to convert fuel to power, and then looks at each section of the sub-systems that allow those processes to take place: the fuel system, the ignition system, cooling and lubrication, the electrical system, transmission and controls. This book includes sections on routine maintenance and fault-finding, and even has a photo sequence showing the vital first aid required to save the life of an outboard engine that has been dropped overboard! It will be invaluable to anyone who puts to sea with an outboard engine.

The Adlard Coles Book of Maintenance and Repair for Outboard Motors


Author: Jean-Luc Pallas
Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Press
ISBN: 9780713676150
Category: Ladijski motorji
Page: 125
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Aims to enable every owner to fix their outboard motor with ease. Troubleshooting tables help diagnose potential problems, and there is advice on regular maintenance and winterising and repair.

The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines


Author: Melanie Bartlett
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408146355
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 96
View: 528
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The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines is aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics. In clear, jargon-free English it explains how a diesel engine works, and how to look after it, and takes into account developments in engine technology. This fourth edition has been thoroughly updated and illustrated with new full-colour photos and diagrams. Tim Bartlett explains how the engine uses simple processes to covert fuel to power, and then looks at the various sub-systems that allow those processes to take place. He also advises on tools, winterizing and provides hints, tips and helpful fault-finding tables. Systems covered include: fuel, air, cooling, oil, electrical, propeller and transmission and control. 'Strongly recommended for anyone who has anything to do with the diesel engine' Nautical Magazine 'A winner' Classic Boat 'The next best thing to taking the course itself' Motor Boats Monthly

Maintenance and repair for outboard motors


Author: Jean-Luc Pallas
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780713676150
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 125
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"The aim of this book, with its step by step photographs and detailed diagrams, is to enable every owner to understand the workings of an outboard motor (2 or 4 stroke) and be able to fix it with relative ease."--BOOK JACKET.

Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines


Author: Melanie Bartlett
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472955412
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 96
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The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines is aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics. In clear, jargon-free English it explains how a diesel engine works, how to look after it, and takes into account developments in engine technology. The book explains how the engine uses simple processes to covert fuel to power, and then looks at the various sub-systems that allow those processes to take place. She also advises on tools, winterizing and provides hints, tips and helpful fault-finding tables. Systems covered include: fuel, air, cooling, oil, electrical, propeller and transmission and control. This fifth edition has been thoroughly updated and illustrated with new full-colour photos and diagrams. In particular the Common Rail Injection System is covered, which governs how the fuel system is constructed, combined with the use of electronics (as opposed to mechanics) to control it thereby meeting the need for cleaner, greener engines to meet emissions regulations. 'Strongly recommended for anyone who has anything to do with the diesel engine' Nautical Magazine 'A winner' Classic Boat 'The next best thing to taking the course itself' Motor Boats Monthly

The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation


Author: Melanie Bartlett
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408156059
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 176
View: 8116
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The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is the perfect reference for anyone following an RYA navigation course, from Day Skipper through to Yachtmaster Offshore and for any seafarer requiring a knowledge of navigation. This highly practical book explains everything the reader needs to know to navigate a yacht or motorboat from one port to another safely and accurately. Using clear diagrams, worked examples and colour photographs throughout, Tim Bartlett explains each stage of navigation, including electronic navigation. 'Excellent bestselling reference...you should be able to do it once you've read this!' Kelvin Hughes ''Particularly useful for readers with little navigational experience...will also appeal to anyone studying for navigational qualifications.' The Nautical Magazine 'A must-have for any coastal and offshore yachtsman.' Yachting Monthly

The Book of Navigation

Traditional Navigation Techniques for Boating and Yachting
Author: Tim Bartlett
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781602396210
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 170
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A user-friendly reference for yacht and motorboat seafarers who require beginner-level knowledge of navigation skills covers topics ranging from reading latitude and longitude and operating on traditional navigation techniques to understanding how to cross-check electronic equipment and working around such hazards as sandbars and fog. Original.

AC Maintenance & Repair Manual for Outboard Motors


Author: Jean Luc Pallas
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472901231
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 128
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The aim of this book with its detailed step-by-step colour photographs and diagrams, is to enable every owner to fix their outboard motor with ease. Troubleshooting tables help diagnose potential problems, and there is advice on regular maintenance and winterising and repair. Jean-Luc Pallas's enthusiasm for passing on his knowledge, as well as his clear explanations, precise advice and step-by-step instructions make this a unique book.

The Adlard Coles Book of Electronic Navigation


Author: Tim Bartlett
Publisher: Adlard Coles
ISBN: 9780713657159
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 160
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The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is aimed at anyone with an interest in navigating small craft, but particularly at those working towards RYA Day Skipper, Yachtmaster, Motor Cruising or Advanced Powerboat certificates, or attending the RYA Radar course. Electronics have gained such widespread acceptance over the last decade that even a modest family cruiser is likely to have an electronic navigation capability comparable with that of a small warship of twenty years ago. Using plain English to strip away the jargon, this book sets out to demystify the technology behind modern marine electronics, and to explain how the various systems work and how to get the best out of the equipment available. The Adlard Coles Book of Electronic Navigation is set to become the definitive book on the subject.

The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines


Author: Tim Bartlett
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0713674024
Category: Transportation
Page: 96
View: 3905
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The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel Engines, previously published as The RYA Book of Diesel Engines, is aimed at boatowners rather than experienced mechanics. In clear jargon-free English it explains how a diesel engine works, and how to look after it, and takes into account new developments in engine technology. Based on the RYA's one-day Diesel Engine course, Tim Bartlett explains how the engine uses simple processes to convert fuel to power, and then looks at the various sub-systems that allow those processes to take place. He also takes a look at tools, winterizing and provides hints, tips and fault-finding tables. 'The next best thing to taking the course itself' Motor Boats Monthly

Skipper's Outboard Motor Guide


Author: Hans Donat
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408114186
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 26
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The ideal on-board guide to fixing and maintaining your outboard engine.

The Adlard Coles Book of Boatwords


Author: Denny Desoutter
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408146363
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 256
View: 375
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Over 1500 nautical terms are explained in this accessible and down to earth glossary aimed at the layman. Covering all areas of boating (sail and power, official bodies, regulations, etc), it uses practical examples to bring the meanings alive, and helpful line drawings to explain technical points. It includes definitions of different materials and techniques used in boat construction and repair, as well as names, events and much much more. Boatwords was originally compiled by the much loved former editor of Practical BoatOwner magazine, Denny Desoutter, and has now been updated and expanded into the Adlard Coles Book of Boatwords by his successors at the magazine.

The Outboard Motor Manual


Author: Keith Henderson
Publisher: Sheridan House Incorporated
ISBN: 9780713634242
Category: Outboard motors
Page: 125
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Contents include selecting engine size; setting height and trim angle; choosing propeller type, size and pitch; likely fuel consumption; running-in the engine; preventive maintenance and winterizing; protecting against corrosion; trailering and launching; and much more.

The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising


Author: Rod Heikell
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408146347
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 176
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Rod Heikell is the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing, and this is the perfect guide for anyone cruising the area. Thoroughly updated and in colour throughout, this new edition conveys the magic of Mediterranean cruising, as well as giving practical first-hand advice on sailing these enticing waters. Although the Mediterranean provides wonderfully diverse cruising opportunities, it can also deliver a few surprises to the unwary. Rod Heikell gives sound advice on anchoring, berthing bow or stern-to, what weather to expect, facilities and the costs of keeping a boat there, plus advice on navigation, popular routes, formalities and what to expect ashore. Each country around the Mediterranean is covered, and there's even a handy section on shoe-string cruising for those on a tight budget. 'Offers time-served advice to both the novice and the old-hand.' Nautical Magazine

Reeds Outboard Motor Troubleshooting Handbook


Author: Barry Pickthall
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408192608
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 128
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Most outboard motors will be troublesome at some point in their lives, but armed with the right knowledge a skipper needn't worry. The Reeds Outboard Motor Troubleshooting Handbook is a compact, pocket-sized guide to finding solutions to all of the most common outboard problems, and many of the less common ones too. The perfect format for quick reference on board, this book will help skippers fix troublesome outboards themselves, or enable the skipper to do an emergency patch-up for a more serious problem until they can get back to port. Each topic addresses a particular problem, and gives clear step by step instructions with helpful colour photographs and diagrams showing exactly what to do. Straightforward and accessible, the Reeds Outboard Motor Troubleshooting Handbook should be an essential part of any skipper's DIY toolkit - and perfect for slipping in the pocket.

The Adlard Coles Book of the International Certificate of Competence


Author: Bill Anderson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408123045
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 80
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This book aims to help yachtsmen and motorboaters pass the ICC test - essential for anyone wanting to take their boat to the inland waterways of Europe and to many European coastal waters too. Now revised for the second edition, Bill Anderson explains the syllabus in detail, provides revision notes on all the subjects in the test, and includes a set of self-test questions and answers at each stage to help readers take the ICC test with confidence. 'Well presented, well illustrated and clearly written... a concise and handy guide that will fulfil all the candidate's requirements.' Nautical Magazine

The Adlard Coles Book of EuroRegs for Inland Waterways

A Pleasure Boater's Guide to CEVNI
Author: Marian Martin
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472903250
Category: Travel
Page: 62
View: 4149
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In order to safely navigate Europe's major waterway routes, all boaters need to know CEVNI - the Waterway Code - whose rules, signs, symbols and signals are understood and used by bargemasters and working vessels of all nationalities. This book has been written especially for pleasure craft users, setting out the rules in an easy-to-follow handy pocket-book format. It covers waterway signs, signals, flags and lights, markings on vessels, procedures in tunnels, locks and weirs, overtaking rules, berthing, and explains buoyage and landmarks - and for this 3rd edition there is a handy Quick Reference section grouping signs by colour for easy identification. The book forms the basis of the RYA test for the International Certificate of Competence and is accepted by European countries as the obligatory rules book that must be carried on board all small craft. 'Essential reading for anyone proposing to navigate the continental waterways' Waterways World 'A very welcome reference work for British boatowners cruising through Europe' Motor Boats Monthly 'A must' Little Ship Club 'Cannot be too highly recommened' Nautical Magazine

Outboard Engines

Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair
Author: Edwin R. Sherman
Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Press
ISBN: 9781408113530
Category: Outboard motors
Page: 160
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Outboard engines power many thousands of boats. Increasingly reliable, these engines are also very sophisticated, and it requires more than a passing knowledge of mechanics to analyse and cure their hiccups. This text covers the basic principles.