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Living Aboard
     

Living Aboard

by Nick Corble
 

This is an indispensable handbook for anyone living afloat. The aim of this beautifully illustrated guide is to help people live the dream and not the nightmare, providing a useful step-by-step illustrated guide on the basics of getting afloat and staying there. The book covers the different types of craft available to the buyer and their good and bad points, and

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This is an indispensable handbook for anyone living afloat. The aim of this beautifully illustrated guide is to help people live the dream and not the nightmare, providing a useful step-by-step illustrated guide on the basics of getting afloat and staying there. The book covers the different types of craft available to the buyer and their good and bad points, and discusses such practicalities as moorings, engines (including basic maintenance and fault finding), laying out and furnishing a boat, heating and cooking, types of fuel and stoves, safety, options on sanitation, electrics, hull blacking, painting, water tanks, survival tips, and finances. This is a must-have guide for anyone wishing to get onto the water, as well as those already living there.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752445199
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Nick Corble has written a number of books, including Britain's Canals: A Handbook, James Brindley: The First Canal Builder, and The South Oxford Canal Towpath Guide. He lives in Buckinghamshire. Allan Ford has written Riding the Wall of Death, co-authored with Nick Corble, and has lived on a canal boat for ten years.

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