Understanding Boat Plumbing and Water Systems

Author: John C. Payne
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 1574092634
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From John C. Payne comes a new title in his successful series of easy-to-understand yet thorough treatments of technical issues facing every boat owner. Each volume is concise, compact, and fully illustrated. Understanding Boat Plumbing and Water Systems covers these major topics: Water Systems, Water Tanks, Pressure Pumps, Hot Water Calorifiers, Diesel Hot Water Heaters, Desalination Systems, Bilge Pump Systems, Bilge Alarms, Bilge Pump Maintenance, Sewage Systems, MSD Systems, Shower Drain and Sink Systems.

Understanding Boat Wiring

Author: John C. Payne
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574091632
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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John C. Payne is a professional marine electrical engineer with 23 years merchant marine and off-shore oil experience.

Understanding Boat Electronics

Author: John C. Payne
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 1574092286
Format: PDF
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From John C. Payne, one of the foremost international authorities on marine electrical systems and electronics, comes a new series of easy to understand yet thorough treatments of technical issues facing every boat owner, whether sail or power. Each volume is concise, compact, and fully illustrated.

Understanding Boat Diesel Engines

Author: John C. Payne
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574092004
Format: PDF
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John C. Payne is a professional marine electrical engineer with 23 years merchant marine and off-shore oil experience.

Understanding Boat AC Power Systems

Author: John C. Payne
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 1574092626
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From John C. Payne comes a new title in his successful series of easy-to-understand yet thorough treatments of technical issues facing every boat owner. Each volume is concise, compact, and fully illustrated. Understanding Boat AC Power Systems covers the following major topics: AC Power Safety, Shore Power Systems, Transformers, Shore Power Inverters, AC Circuit Protection Principles, AC Short Circuit, Selecting Protective Equipment, Cable Installation, Ground Leakage Protection, Generators, AC Alternators, Generator Rating Calculations, AC Equipment Ratings, Alternator Maintenance, Gasoline Gensets, Inverters and Microwave Ovens.

How Boat Things Work

Author: Charlie Wing
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071511083
Format: PDF, Mobi
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“Anyone who contemplates any onboard do-it-yourself work should have this book at his or her elbow.”--Cruising World “This book reduces a boat to its most rudimentary parts in simple drawings and clear explanations. Fascinating to read, it’s a perfect teaching tool.”--Ocean Navigator Whether you’re a new mariner or a lifetime veteran, How Boat Things Work is a resource you can’t afford to be without. With intricate two-color cutaway drawings of eighty different systems and devices, as well as detailed explanations of how they’re assembled, how they work, and how they can go wrong, this book covers every primary component of your boat's inner workings. This guided tour “under the hood” of your sailboat or powerboat includes: Engines, transmissions, bearings, stuffing boxes, propellers Steering systems, autopilots, windvanes, compasses Rigging, splicing, line handling, block and tackle, sail controls Anchors and windlasses DC and AC electrical systems Pumps, toilets, seacocks, freshwater systems

Boatowner s Mechanical and Electrical Manual

Author: Nigel Calder
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472947738
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This manual takes both novice and experienced boatowner through minor to major repairs of electrical systems, engines, electronics, steering systems, generators, pumps, cookers, spars and rigging. When it was first published in 1990, the Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical Manual broke new ground. It was hailed as the first truly DIY manual for boatowners and has sold in its thousands ever since. There have been significant changes in boat systems since then, particularly electrical systems, and this fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect these developments and expand its predecessor's worldwide popularity. 'Probably the best technical reference and troubleshooting book in the world' Yachting Monthly 'It deserves to come standard with every boat' Yachting World

Get Rid of Boat Odors

Author: Peggie Hall
Publisher: Seaworthy Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9781892399151
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Get Rid of Boat Odors," by Peggie Hall, known by many of her fans as "The Headmistress," will teach you how to eliminate annoying odors on your boat by treating the source instead of perfuming the symptoms. It covers all aspect of marine sanitation as well as other odor causing problems, like dirty bilge areas, in an easy to understand format. The focus is to instruct the reader on how to resolve odor problems, not just disguise them. In addition, there are extensive appendices providing detailed contact information on equipment manufacturers and schematics of most major brands and models of marine toilets that will allow the reader to make necessary repairs with a high degree of confidence. "Get rid of Boat Odors" is a book for boat owners or professionals in the boating industry alike. It's the most comprehensive guide available to help solve the widespread problem of annoying odors on boats.