Boat owners, let us remind you of this simple fact: it's better to be out on the water than working on your boat at the dock. Sandy Lindsey
has compiled 1,001 tips to help you keep your boat running--and looking--its best in Boating Magazine's Quick & Easy Boat Maintenance
. From deck to hull, from paint to the electrical systems, and from winterizing to preparing for opening day, Lindsey offers up advice to help you maintain your boat in less time and with less expense. Many of these tips are also happily environmentally friendly--for example, replacing expensive boat cleaners with cheaper and less caustic substitutes. With its concise text and clear layout, this guide will become a welcome addition to your boating library. --M. Stein
From the Back Cover
Stop working on your boat and get out on the water!
1,001 tested tips from the world's largest boating magazine: Sandy Lindsey, a boat-maintenance contributor for Boating Magazine for many years, has culled the best of her years of advice and the top suggestions from her readers. These handy, natural solutions work amazingly well--and are environmentally friendly.
Boats last longer and look more beautiful with proper care. But that care takes a lot less time when you work smart. See how you can make your winterizing and spring commissioning chores go much faster. Learn Lindsey's labor-saving secrets for tackling
- Teak, canvas, and carpet care
- Painting, metal cleaning, and polishing
- Fiberglass and gelcoat cleaning and repair
- Engine care and winterizing
- Mildew--how to get rid of it, how to prevent it
Boating Magazine's Quick & Easy Boat Maintenance covers all your boat's systems: deck, hull, cabin, engine, bilge, electrical systems, tanks, and gear.
And it's all in a concise, easy-to-read format that makes finding answers to your questions a snap.
Putting these helpful hints to work can change your boating life. Less time working means more time boating!