Download Be Your Own Boat Surveyor: A hands-on guide for all owners by Dag Pike PDF

By Dag Pike

Boats are pricey and they're complex - until you will pay a certified to hold out a survey (at but extra rate) it's worthy to give you the chance to:

- speedy investigate a possible buy for symptoms of difficulty with no purchasing long reports
- perform a close cost by yourself boat the tip of the season
- establish difficulties and get them handled earlier than they get serious
- get to grasp your boat in much more aspect, so if an issue develops at sea you may be extra capable of cope

Organised into chapters protecting: instruments of the exchange (basic instruments, moisture meters, arms and consider, scent, mirrors, assets of information); Checking the hull (including wooden development and decay, GRP laminates, osmosis, steel development, keels, anodes); RIBs and inflatables; Engine and structures; Stern equipment; Plumbing; Mast and rigging; electric structures; Interiors; security gear. on the finish of the ebook there is a convenient consultant to conducting a 5 minute survey - useful while creating a fast evaluate of a possible purchase.

Highly illustrated, with anecdotes and hands-on suggestion all through, this sensible publication offers readers the instruments to do a lot of the paintings on their lonesome, and be aware of while to name within the experts.

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