This Old Boat, Second Edition: Completely Revised and Expanded / Edition 2

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Turn a run-down fiberglass boat into a

first-class yacht

Since it first appeared in 1991, Don Casey’s This Old

Boat has helped tens of thousands of sailors refurbish

older fiberglass boats and has become a revered classic

among boat rehabbers.This second edition is revised

from first page to last with new information on electrical

systems, diesel engines, refrigeration, resins, plumbing

and more. Plus, more than 600 newly created illustrations

enhance the book’s beauty as well as its utility.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071477949
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/25/2009
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 313,680
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Don Casey combines three decades of sailing, a

keen eye for detail, irrepressible good humor, and an elegant

writing style to deliver transparently simple and always

reliable how-to advice for boaters. He is a regular

contributor to SAIL and Good Old Boat magazines.

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Table of Contents



1. The Choice

2. The Dream

3. The Plan

4. Dollars and Sense

5. Starting Small

6. Scratch and Itch

7. Windows and Walls

8. Forks, Eyes, and Studs

9. Nuts and Bolts

10. Chips and Shavings

11. Amps and Volts

12. Going with the Flow

13. A Cold Day in August

14. Brush and Roller

15. Material Things

16. A Lofty Project

17. Epilogue


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  • Posted December 19, 2009

    Need to sell a boat, or fix a good deal?

    This book is simply amazing. If you have a boat and want to get a good price this book will show you how not to spend a fortune, fix it properly, and get the money you deserve.

    The rest of you have found a great deal, or think you might have check this book. It will tell you what repairs you might need how much it costs and how serious it is.

    It's a great book!

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