By SAIL Magazine
Expert assistance for the hands-on sailor--whether you’re varnishing a handrail or changing bulkheads
With contributions from top how-to specialists, this wide-ranging choice of initiatives from BoatWorks journal levels from structural, mechanical, and electric tasks to plumbing and beauty maintenance and enhancements. a lot of this full-color guide’s details can't be present in the other booklet. Nigel Calder, Don Casey, Mark Corke, Peter Nielsen, Charles Doane, Paul Esterle, Charles Mason, Aussie Bray, and different sailboat specialists exhibit you with step by step images how to:
- purchase and survey an older sailboat
- exchange bulkheads
- repair below-the-waterline holes
- fix gelcoat, portlights, or rotten cores
- Paint, varnish, spray polyurethane, mark a waterline, or rebed deck hardware
- pick out a mainsail process, set up a headsail furler or an internal forestay, gather rigging terminals, or construct a spinnaker or perhaps a new aluminum mast
- Pamper an Atomic four fuel engine, substitute a Cutless bearing, retain your diesel, and recognize whilst it’s time to repower
- set up a brand new gas or water tank, improve to wheel guidance, change a propeller or deck undefined, or set up seacocks
- Troubleshoot electric difficulties, set up cockpit audio system, or rewire your boat
- exchange lifelines, set up a forehatch, safe your cabin sole, and masses, a lot more
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