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Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook: How to Design, Install and Evaluate Mechanical Systems in Boats
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Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook: How to Design, Install and Evaluate Mechanical Systems in Boats (Hardback)

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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 boat owners, would-be boat buyers, DIY and professional builders, yacht and boat designers and marine mechanics as well as surveyors and insurers of yachts, motor boats and commercial vessels, Dave Gerr provides design and installation guidance for each major mechanical system plus helpful practical guidelines and real-world interpretations of ABYC and European standards. Covers: Drive train systems Exhaust systems Fuel systems Rudders and steering systems Plumbing and gas systems Anchors and anchor handling systems Bilge and fire prevention systems Ventilation systems No marine professional or serious boat owner should be without Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationBoating Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 01/07/2009 ISBN-13: 9781408114193  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dave Gerr is the director of the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology - the oldest school of small-craft design in the United States. Since 1983 he has been principal of Gerr Marine Inc, which designs yachts and commercial vessels, both mono and multihull. A fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, he is also the author of The Elements of Boat Strength, published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

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