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Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook

  • Author: Dave Gerr
  • How to Design, Install, and Recognize Proper Systems in Boats
  • Format: Hardcover, Pages: 488, Published: January 2009, Edition: 1st
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    Paradise Cay
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    • Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook: How to Design, Install, and Recognize Proper Systems in Boats is the first book to cover the design, selection, installation and evaluation of mechanical systems on boats
    • This guide is invaluable for anyone designing or installing mechanical systems on a new boat, retrofitting an existing boat, or evaluating a boat's operating condition
    • Writing for designers, builders, owners, buyers, mechanics, surveyors, and insurers of sailboats, powerboats, and commercial vessels, Dave Gerr provides design and installation guidance for each major mechanical system plus pragmatic guidelines and real-world interpretations of American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) and European standards
    • No marine professional or serious boater should be without Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook
    • Includes recommendations for drive trains, fuel and exhaust systems, pumps, steering, ventilation, anchor systems and much more
    • About the Author
      • Dave Gerr is the director of the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology, which is the only accredited distance-learning school of small-craft design in the United States
      • He is a designer of yachts and commercial vessels, since 1983 and the principal of Gerr Marine, Inc.
      • A fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, he is the author of Propeller Handbook, The Elements of Boat Strength , and The Nature of Boats

    Publishing Information:

    • Author: Dave Gerr
    • Hardcover
    • Pages: 488
    • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    • 1st Edition
    • Publish date: January 2009
    • ISBN-10: 0071444564
    • ISBN-13: 978-0071444569
    • Dimensions: 10.9" x 8.7" x 1.1"
    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

    The 12 Volt Bible for Boats
    Item #: 050359
  • Author: Miner Brotherton, Revised by Ed Sherman
  • A Clear, Non-Threatening Introduction to Small Boat 12-volt Electrical Systems
  • Format: Paperback, Pages: 194 , Published: October 2002, Edition: 2nd
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    Fiberglass Boat Repair Manual
    Item #: 050369
  • Author: Allan H. Viatses and Ed Davis
  • Encyclopedic Source for the Care and Repair of Fiberglass Boats
  • Format: Hardcover, Pages 171, Published: October 1988, Edition: 1st
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    Davis Instruments Boating Quick Reference Card
    Item #: 803252
  • Small Craft Seamanship
  • 8-1/2" X 11", Plastic
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    Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical Handbook
    Item #: 050599
  • Author: Charlie Wing
  • Everything Needed to Maintain, Repair, Upgrade DC and AC Electrical Systems
  • Format: Hardcover, Pages 320, Published: August 2011, Edition: 2nd
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    Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems
    Item #: 050301
  • Author: Ed Sherman
  • Manual for the Non-Electrician, Explains Fixing Marine Electrical Systems
  • Format: Hardcover, Pages 224, Published: July 2007, Edition: 2nd
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