The boatowner's foremost troubleshooting guide, now better than ever
If it's on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it's covered in Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this book aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on:
"If you had to choose a single book to help you assess and maintain your boat gear, this would be it."—Practical Sailor
"A truly remarkable bible. . . . This book is the best of its kind."—WoodenBoat
"A major achievement. . . . It would be hard to imagine anything going wrong on a boat that couldn't be figured out with this book."—Sailing World
"The world's best technical reference and troubleshooting book."—Sailing Inland and Offshore
"This manual will be of lasting interest to anyone who wants to know how their boat works, what has gone wrong when it doesn't, and how it could be fixed."—Classic Boat
"Without becoming too complex, the book covers almost every imaginable mechanical or electrical matter in the marine environment."—Work Boat World
"Calder lives what he writes, . . . [and] what he offers . . . is practical solutions to problems associated with increasingly complex marine systems. . . . [A] bargain for anyone in the construction and repair side of the boat business."—Professional Boatbuilder
Nigel Calder is widely acknowledged as the world's foremost writer on boat systems maintenance. A diesel mechanic for more than 25 years, he has also been a boatbuilder, cabinetmaker, and machinist. Calder is the author of How to Read a Nautical Chart, Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook, Refrigeration for Pleasureboats, and Marine Diesel Engines. He is a frequent contributor to boating magazines in the United States and Britain.
All in all a good book very well written.
It will save you time, money and make your boat a safer place to be if you can read and understand it all... It will take time as there are many pages.
If you own a boat, power or sail, that has any electrical, mechanical or plumbing system onboard, then you need this book.
This book is complete... very complete. There is so much info in it, it's like carrying an encyclopedia of boating electronics. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Darb
It is a complete book on how to trouble shoot and repair any electrical and any mechanical problem on any size boat.Published 1 month ago by Donald R
This book does a great job of covering complex material in a way that's easy to understand. The best feature is the maintenance check lists. Really a must-have for a sail boater!Published 2 months ago by Emory E. Zimmer
a must have for any boat owner interested in maintaining their boat and making some of the repairs. a great book to read all winter!Published 3 months ago by John G.