The Art of Sailboat Maintenance
By (author) Ferenc Mate
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Shipshape by Ferenc Mate
Book DescriptionIn forty-six chapters, Ferenc Mate covers every aspect of sailboat maintenance, from launching a new boat, varnishing and oiling, and tuning the rigging, to maintaining the bilge pumps, heads and galley stoves, checking and repairing wood and fiberglass hulls. As well as drawing on his own many years of boatbuilding and sailing experience, Mate, author of From a Bare Hull, The Finely Fitted Yacht, Best Boats and The World's Best Sailboats, also consulted many manufacturers and boatyard experts. The detailed practical advice from experts like North Sails (on sail care), Edson (on steering gear), Interlux Paints (on polyurethanes), British Seagull (on outboard engines), and Concordia Yacht Yard (on wooden boat maintenance) makes Shipshape an indispensable guide to keeping your sailboat in safe and bristol condition-as well as a genuine pleasure to read.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780920256336
(239mm x 203mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Albatross Publishing
Publisher: Albatross Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: Canada
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sun-drenched memoir with a fairy-tale ending." Kirkus Reviews "
Islands of Eden - St.Vincent and the Grenadines, Hardback (November 2014)
A mesmerizing journey through a chain of tropical islands in a little known part of the Eastern Caribbean. The peaceful azure waters, lagoons, untouched rainforests and stunning white sand beaches will have you packing your bags to leave the world behind.
World's Best Sailboats, Hardback (November 2014)» View all books by Ferenc Mate
A guided tour of the world's best sailboats with an entertaining expert at your side.
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Author Biography - Ferenc Mate
Ferenc Mate is the author of 15 books translated into 12 languages, including New York Times Notable Book A Vineyard in Tuscany and the Dugger/Nello historical sea adventure fiction series. He lives in a 13-century friary with his family tending vines and olives in Tuscany. Visit www.ferencmate.com
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