By SAIL Magazine

Expert assistance for the hands-on sailor--whether you’re varnishing a handrail or exchanging bulkheads

With contributions from top how-to specialists, this wide-ranging choice of tasks from BoatWorks journal levels from structural, mechanical, and electric initiatives to plumbing and beauty upkeep and enhancements. a lot of this full-color guide’s details can't be present in the other booklet. Nigel Calder, Don Casey, Mark Corke, Peter Nielsen, Charles Doane, Paul Esterle, Charles Mason, Aussie Bray, and different sailboat specialists exhibit you with step by step images how to:

  • purchase and survey an older sailboat
  • change bulkheads
  • repair below-the-waterline holes
  • fix gelcoat, portlights, or rotten cores
  • Paint, varnish, spray polyurethane, mark a waterline, or rebed deck hardware
  • decide on a mainsail procedure, set up a headsail furler or an internal forestay, gather rigging terminals, or construct a spinnaker or perhaps a new aluminum mast
  • Pamper an Atomic four gasoline engine, exchange a Cutless bearing, preserve your diesel, and recognize whilst it’s time to repower
  • set up a brand new gas or water tank, improve to wheel guidance, substitute a propeller or deck undefined, or set up seacocks
  • Troubleshoot electric difficulties, set up cockpit audio system, or rewire your boat
  • exchange lifelines, set up a forehatch, safe your cabin sole, and masses, a lot more

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