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Inspecting the Aging Sailboat

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ISBN-10: 0071445455

ISBN-13: 9780071445450

Edition: 2004

Authors: Don Casey

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Step-by-step, picture by picture, this text shows how to evaluate the condition of an older fiberglass sailboat - the one you own or the one you would like to purchase. It helps current owners to prioritize maintenance tasks and prepare a boat to sell and helps a prospective owner find good value.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 8/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Don Casey is the author of the universally praisedThis Old Boat, which has led thousands of boat owners through the process of turning a run down productionboat into a first-class yacht.

Introduction
Surveying a Boat for Purchase
Determining the Needs of Your Own Boat Hull Fair and True?
Signs of Stress or Trauma Delamination Gelcoat Problems
Blisters Moisture Content Keel Rudder Cutless
Bearings and Propeller Through-Hull Fittings Deck Hull-to-Deck
Joint Surface Damage Nonskid Core Problems
Hatches Portlights Deck Hardware Canvas Rig Mast and Boom Step Cap
Spreaders Goosenecks, Sheets, and Vangs Stays and Shrouds Roller Furling Sails'
Interior Bulkhead Attachment Stringers and Floors
Interior Pans Distortion Signs of Leakage Tankage Head Galley
Seacocks Bilge Pumps Comfort and Safety Decor Engine and Steering Engine
Access Visual Clues Mounting and Alignment Stuffing Box
Exhaust Smoke Running the Engine Oil Steering Gear Electrical System
Battery Breaker Panel Wire and Connectors Alternator Pumps and Motors
Lights Electronics Other Considerations Design Reputation Performance
Accomodations Equipment Value Boat-Buyer's 30-Minute
Survey Hull Deck Rig Below Impression
Index