Good Boatkeeping

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For weekender and world cruiser alike, here is a wide-ranging compendium of hints, tips, and projects for boatowners, all of which aim to ease everyday life afloat. Readers will learn how to: set up, organize, and stock the galley for cruises of any length; catch and prepare fish and shellfish; grow herbs and sprouts; solve the storage puzzle: convert unused space to handy nooks and crannies; clean anything the fastest and easiest way; take care of your engine and electronics; heat, cool, and move air; modify the...
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Overview

For weekender and world cruiser alike, here is a wide-ranging compendium of hints, tips, and projects for boatowners, all of which aim to ease everyday life afloat. Readers will learn how to: set up, organize, and stock the galley for cruises of any length; catch and prepare fish and shellfish; grow herbs and sprouts; solve the storage puzzle: convert unused space to handy nooks and crannies; clean anything the fastest and easiest way; take care of your engine and electronics; heat, cool, and move air; modify the exterior for easier access, greater comfort, and better efficiency; streamline anchoring, moorage, and dockage; catch, carry, and conserve fresh water; paint, varnish, and work with fiberglass; keep the crew fit and healthy; keep pets secure and happy at sea; get rid of crawling, flying, and scampering pests; care for rigging and sails; get children involved in boating; handle mail, keep watch, stow trash, deal with laundry, and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070007475
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction 1 Galley Gear 2 Locker Stocking 3 Food Stuff 4 Cooking Stuff 5 Cold Front 6 Inner Space 7 Inside Modified 8 Bucket Brigade 9 Clothes Lines 10 Head and Bath 11 Mechanical Maintenance 12 Conditioned Air 13 Outer Space 14 Hook, Line, and Fender 15 Water Everywhere 16 Water Taxi 17 Found Time 18 Warning Flags 19 Mess-About Time 20 Hard Time 21 Good Crewkeeping 22 My Boat/Your Boat 23 Best Friends 24 Worst Enemies 25 For Sailors 26 Good Kidkeeping 27 Catch All Your Ideas Index
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