Motor Boat Manual: Buying, using, improving, maintaining and repairing

Author(s): Dennis Watts

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

The dream of owning, maintaining and using your own boat without great expense can be achieved with the help of the "Motor Boat Manual". Written to cut through confusing nautical language, it gives anyone new to boating the confidence and knowledge to buy and enjoy a motor boat. Packed with well-illustrated practical information and handy tips for both new and existing boat owners, this manual covers the routine maintenance, repairs and improvement of a motor boat for those with good basic DIY skills and has further information for the jobs best left to the experts. There are also useful sections on buying, moorings, and safe boating and handling.


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Dennis Watts calls on substantial experience of building, maintaining, improving and using boats over four decades. He has written over 20 books as well as magazine articles on a variety of topics including all aspects of boating. Membership of a number of boating organisations and experience of teaching boat handling provided the experience passed on through this book.

Buying a motor boat for cruising, fishing and fun. Moorings and trailers. Basic maintenance, repairs and improvements. The hull, fittings, motors and equipment. The cabin: fittings and equipment. Laying-up for winter. Safe boating and boat handling.

General Fields

  • : 9781844255139
  • : haypub
  • : haypub
  • : 0.862
  • : May 2009
  • : 270mm X 210mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dennis Watts
  • : Hardback
  • : 2017
  • : 623.82310288
  • : 212
  • : col. Illustrations