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Even the most well designed boats will suffer from wear and tear due to
normal use on the water. Whilst accidents are less common, they too can
result in damage which needs to be repaired on the spot. Highly
illustrated, with step by step instructions, this book equips the
reader with the vital 'first aid' skills he needs to make temporary
repairs until he can get back to harbour.
The Boat Repair Bible helps
anyone who owns a boat to develop essential repair skills in the areas
where problems most commonly arise. The section on hull and deck
repairs covers fibreglass, wood, steel and ferro-cement hulls, and
shows the reader how to deal with everything from leaks to impact
damage, and much, much more. This section also covers domestic repairs,
such as repairing upholstery, and troubleshooting problems with the
Amongst the many other techniques described, the section on general
mechanics includes instructions on how to fix problems with a split
fuel/water tank and leaking hydraulics, whilst the section on
electrical repairs explains how to trace loose connections, replace
damaged wiring and fix navigation instruments. The myriad of issues
that can arise with the engine are covered in great detail, from how to
deal with water in the fuel system to replacing the propeller and its
From basic skills in safety, surveying and the use of tools, to advanced instructions on how to replace an engine, The Boat Repair Bible
is as comprehensive as it is invaluable. With repairs specific to
powerboats, sailboats, dinghies and outboards, it is a book no boat
owner can afford not to own.
Whilst accidents are less common, they too can result in damage which needs to be repaired on the spot. Highly illustrated, with step by step instructions, this book equips the reader…
The Boat Repair Bible helps anyone who owns a boat to develop essential repair skills in the areas where problems most commonly arise.
Explanations are illustrated withstep-by-step exploded diagrams and helpful colour photos, providing everythingthe boat owner needs to repair their boat.
The Boat Repair Bible covers the most common types of damage likely to occur to boats of all types. Hull and deck repairs cover fibreglass, wood, steel and ferro-cement, showing how to deal with everything from leaks to serious impact damage.