This Old Boat, Second Edition

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Date

April 17, 2009

Format

Electronic book text, 576 pages

ISBN

0071593888 / 9780071593885

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Overview


Main description

Turn a run-down fiberglass boat into a first-class yacht

Since it first appeared in 1991, Don Casey’s This Old Boat has helped tens of thousands of sailors refurbish older fiberglass boats and has become a revered classic among boat rehabbers.This second edition is revised from first page to last with new information on electrical systems, diesel engines, refrigeration, resins, plumbing and more. Plus, more than 600 newly created illustrations enhance the book’s beauty as well as its utility.


Table of contents

Acknowledgments Introduction 1. The Choice 2. The Dream 3. The Plan 4. Dollars and Sense 5. Starting Small 6. Scratch and Itch 7. Windows and Walls 8. Forks, Eyes, and Studs 9. Nuts and Bolts 10. Chips and Shavings 11. Amps and Volts 12. Going with the Flow 13. A Cold Day in August 14. Brush and Roller 15. Material Things 16. A Lofty Project 17. Epilogue Index


Author comments

Don Casey combines three decades of sailing, a keen eye for detail, irrepressible good humor, and an elegant writing style to deliver transparently simple and always reliable how-to advice for boaters. He is a regular contributor to SAIL and Good Old Boat magazines.





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