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Boatworks

Author : SAIL Magazine
ISBN : 9780071595858
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Expert guidance for the hands-on sailor--whether you’re varnishing a handrail or replacing bulkheads With contributions from leading how-to experts, this wide-ranging collection of projects from BoatWorks magazine ranges from structural, mechanical, and electrical projects to plumbing and cosmetic repairs and improvements. Much of this full-color guide’s information cannot be found in any other book. Nigel Calder, Don Casey, Mark Corke, Peter Nielsen, Charles Doane, Paul Esterle, Charles Mason, Aussie Bray, and other sailboat experts show you with step-by-step photography how to: Buy and survey an older sailboat Replace bulkheads Fix below-the-waterline holes Repair gelcoat, portlights, or rotten cores Paint, varnish, spray polyurethane, mark a waterline, or rebed deck hardware Choose a mainsail system, install a headsail furler or an inner forestay, assemble rigging terminals, or build a spinnaker or even a new aluminum mast Pamper an Atomic 4 gas engine, replace a Cutless bearing, maintain your diesel, and know when it’s time to repower Install a new fuel or water tank, upgrade to wheel steering, replace a propeller or deck hardware, or install seacocks Troubleshoot electrical problems, install cockpit speakers, or rewire your boat Replace lifelines, install a forehatch, secure your cabin sole, and much, much more
Category: Sports & Recreation

Mahogany Memories

Author : Wilson Wright
ISBN : 9781563119811
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Brief history of the company and stories about specific boats and their owners from the 1920's to the 1960s.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Boat Works

Author : Tony Disanto
ISBN : 9781615664733
Genre : Fiction
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If I could do anything right now, what would it be? It was that simple question that began an adventure of a lifetime, leading Merton to quit his job, leave everything he'd ever worked for, and pursue his lifelong dream of sailing the South Pacific. But just when he thought he was done working, reality reared its ugly head. Merton soon learned that while dreaming was one thing, bringing the dream to life was quite another. He had no boat, no experience as a sailor, and no clue how to navigate the challenges ahead. What he did have was the idealistic optimism that comes with inexperience; after all, how hard could it really be? In his revealing and humorous novel, Boat Works, author Tony Disanto takes a satirical look at the circumstances that can overcome even our best efforts in life. Unwittingly, Merton believed he could escape the absurdities of modern society by sailing into the sunset, only to find that life's difficulties are hard to escape. Boat Works takes readers on a hilarious voyage filled with big dreams, frequent disappointments, and a determination unlike any other. Merton is intent on conquering the oceans, but along the way, he discovers that the greatest satisfaction and happiness in life may come hidden within our greatest losses. Author Tony Disanto has been venturing out to sea since childhood. He has sailed across the Atlantic Ocean alone, east-bound and west-bound. He has also sailed the Caribbean Islands, from Barbados to Belize. Whenever he can get away from work as an engineer, he prefers to drop anchor in the calm and tranquil waters of the Bahamas, spending the winter months reading, writing, and exploring the more remote out-islands.
Category: Fiction

Knight S Modern Seamanship

Author : John V. Noel, Jr.
ISBN : 9780471289487
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Revised by John V. Noel, Jr., Captain, U.S. Navy [Ret.] Associate Editors: Commander Frank E. Bassett, U.S. Navy [Ret.] Dr. Carvel Blair and Prof. Dee Fitch Steer by this venerable guide to shiphandling and safety and you’ll easily see why, since publication of the first edition 83 years ago, it has been the single-most trusted "beacon" for millions of pleasure boaters and professional seamen alike. Now in its eighteenth edition, Knight’s Modern Seamanship continues the salty tradition of its predecessors. It supplies all the navigation techniques, safety laws and procedures, and maintenance practices you need to make each ocean-going trip safe and enjoyable. Typhoon up ahead? Knight’s explains the effects of weather on ocean travel and spells out exactly what you have to do to avoid dangerous weather systems. What kind of communication equipment should you have on board? A new section on ship communications tells you how to select and operate modern communication devices. This eighteenth edition also provides you with new sections on channel marking, towing and salvage, and the maritime buoyage system. Updated guidance is given on: the rules of the road—you get clear explanations of right of way, the use of radar to avoid collisions, and the law in fog; included is the complete text of the Inland Navigational Rules Act of 1980. Every vessel over 12 meters in length is required by law to have a copy of these rules on board. shiphandling—you’ll find expert discussions on docking, mooring, and anchoring; helicopter operations; and ice seamanship ship and boat operation—you get concise explanations of ship structure and stability, propulsion and steering, ground tackle, and cargo handling and underway replenishment You’ll even learn the art of knotting and splicing. Without a doubt, Knight’s Modern Seamanship, Eighteenth Edition, is your foremost guide to mastering the lore of the sea. It is an indispensable reference source for pleasure boaters, merchant marine personnel, and anyone who needs expert seagoing advice.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
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Chris Craft Boats

Author : Anthony S. Mollica
ISBN : 9780760309209
Genre : History
File Size : 37.16 MB
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As the most prestigious name in American boatbuilders, the Chris-Craft is a lovingly crafted vessel with wood hulls, swank chrome and brawny motors. Color photos take a look at the history and details of this beloved boat. 100 photos.
Category: History

The Nature Of Boats

Author : Dave Gerr
ISBN : 007024233X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 64.5 MB
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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.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Modern Cruising Sailboat

Author : Charles Doane
ISBN : 9780071637008
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 48.3 MB
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A comprehensive guide to help you identify and equip the boat that best suits your needs Well-known boating writer Charles Doane unravels the complexity of cruising sailboat design and explains the fundamentals and the ramifications of each design decision. In easy-to-understand terms, Doane explains theoretical aspects of design, pragmatic issues like keel shape and berth configuration, pros and cons of various construction methods and materials, outfitting, propulsion, rigging and much more.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Woodenboat

Author :
ISBN : UOM:39015065061205
Genre : Boatbuilding
File Size : 77.99 MB
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Category: Boatbuilding

Modern Mexico

Author :
ISBN : MINN:31951D00314688G
Genre : Mexico
File Size : 78.64 MB
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Category: Mexico

The Waterways Journal

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105027303747
Genre : Inland navigation
File Size : 81.40 MB
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Category: Inland navigation

National Fisherman

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015875615
Genre : Fisheries
File Size : 72.69 MB
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Category: Fisheries

Maritime Bay County

Author : Bloomfield, Ron
ISBN : 9781439636725
Genre : Photography
File Size : 38.37 MB
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Since the 1830s when the first hints of permanent settlement appeared on the banks near the mouth of the Saginaw River, the river and bay have supported the busy traffic of a major Great Lakes seaport, the humming saws of hundreds of lumber mills, the waves caused by countless vessel launches, and the many other sounds, sights, and smells indicative of industry and innovation. Bay City and West Bay City became major players in the lumbering, shipping, and shipbuilding industries on the Great Lakes from the mid-1800s into the 19th century. Indeed, innovation and perseverance have been the keys to Bay County’s world-class maritime industry and culture that are still apparent today.
Category: Photography

Adirondack Life

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ISBN : WISC:89064042757
Genre : Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
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Category: Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)

Modern Plastics

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105001439640
Genre : Plastics
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The "Catalog ... directory", forming the October number from 1936 to 1939 was replaced by "Modern plastics catalog" (separately issued) 1941-
Category: Plastics