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Description - Powerboat Care and Repair by Allen Berrien

This title features do-it-yourself troubleshooting and maintenance prescriptions from the Boat Doctor himself. The boat-maintenance bible for small powerboats, "Powerboat Care and Repair" covers all you need to know to keep your boat running and looking like a million bucks. You'll find step-by-step guidance on: troubleshooting electrical wire and gear; electrolysis and how to protect your boat's underwater hardware; the nuts and bolts of boat plumbing, from pumps and seacocks to your boat's head and holding tank system; troubleshooting your engine, whether inboard, sterndrive, or outboard; a complete winterizing program, including comprehensive checklists for safeguarding your engine and all other freeze-vulnerable equipment; springtime commissioning guidelines, including tune-ups, lubrication, and preventive maintenance; and, assembling a maintenance and repair tool kit (including spare parts).If you'd like to save time and money, get to know your boat inside and out, and acquire the tools, techniques, and troubleshooting skills it takes to be a competent, comfortable boater, this book is for you.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071419468
ISBN-10: 0071419462
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 182mm x 7mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: International Marine Publishing Co
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Allen Berrien

Allen Berrien was Boating magazine's "Boat Doctor" columnist for many years. He has over three decades of boat repair and maintenance expertise and is a full-time boat repair expert in a family-owned boatyard on the Connecticut shore.