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100 Fast & Easy Boat Improvements

100 FAST & EASY BOAT IMPROVEMENTS

by: Casey,Don
Format: Paperback

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Product Description "Loaded with genuinely good ideas." --Dockside From the acclaimed author of This Old Boat comes a unique collection of do-it-yourself projects that any boat owner can complete over the course of a single weekend--with simple tools and minimal skills. Profusely illustrated in an easy-to-follow step-by-step format, this handy guide features dozens of boat-improvement projects, including: Mug racks Drop-down bins Nonskid surfaces for dishes Engine oil-change pumps Electrical conveniences And many more From the Inside Flap Fast, Frugal, and Functional Boat Improvements Anyone Can Make When it comes to leading the weekend warrior through a boat-improvement project, nobody beats Don Casey. With his help, you can ratchet up your boat's appearance, safety, performance, and resale value while transforming it into the best-kept, most comfortable boat on the water. Illustrated instructions will guide you every step of the way as you create: *Stowage conveniences such as locker baffles and drop-down bins *Creature comforts including companionway screens, a deckwash/shower, and a cockpit snack table *Boat-care aids like an engine oil-change pump and an anchor-chain scrubber *On-deck enhancements such as cockpit speakers, block silencers, and a cockpit chart board *And 90 other projects and grace notes that will improve your boat and your time aboard it You need only simple tools and no special skills. Let 100 Fast & Easy Boat Improvements be your guide to a safer, more comfortable, and better-looking boat. Don Casey is one of today's best and most trusted do-it-yourself boating writers. His seven books include the bestselling This Old Boat and Sailboat Electrics Simplified. He writes the long-running "Ask Don Casey" column for BoatUS.com and is a monthly columnist for Sailnet.com and a regular SAIL magazine contributor. From the Back Cover Fast, Frugal, and Functional Boat Improvements Anyone Can Make When it comes to leading the weekend warrior through a boat-improvement project, nobody beats Don Casey. With his help, you can ratchet up your boat's appearance, safety, performance, and resale value while transforming it into the best-kept, most comfortable boat on the water. Illustrated instructions will guide you every step of the way as you create: Stowage conveniences such as locker baffles and drop-down bins Creature comforts including companionway screens, a deckwash/shower, and a cockpit snack table Boat-care aids like an engine oil-change pump and an anchor-chain scrubber On-deck enhancements such as cockpit speakers, block silencers, and a cockpit chart board And 90 other projects and grace notes that will improve your boat and your time aboard it You need only simple tools and no special skills. Let 100 Fast & Easy Boat Improvements be your guide to a safer, more comfortable, and better-looking boat. "A book loaded with genuinely good ideas that will make your boat better and more enjoyable."—Dockside "Casey has a gift for explaining boat maintenance tasks in visual terms."—Nautical Magazine "Should make your life aboard easier."—Lloyd's List Don Casey is one of today's best and most trusted do-it-yourself boating writers. His seven books include the bestselling This Old Boat and Sailboat Electrics Simplified. He writes the long-running "Ask Don Casey" column for BoatUS.com and is a monthly columnist for Sailnet.com and a regular SAIL magazine contributor. About the Author Don Casey (Miami, FL) is one of the best-known writers on boat maintenance today and the author of seven books, including the bestselling This Old Boat and Sailboat Electrics Simplified.

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Product Code: 9780071440554
ISBN: 0071440550
Publisher: International Marine/McGraw Hill
Publication Date: 2004-06-23
Number of Pages: 144 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 7.01 x 0.31 x 8.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds