Best Ship Repair & Maintenance Books

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1. Solar & 12 Volt Power for beginners: off grid power for everyone

Author: by George Eccleston
English
92 pages
197443298X

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This book is a straightforward guide for the complete beginner! In less than a day you will learn how to: Choose, size and connect up a Solar Panel and 12-volt batteries Choose, wire up and use simple lighting for sheds, boats & vehicles Run mains powered power tools from a 12-volt power source Power and watch televisions anywhere and at any time Power and charge laptops and other devices And much, much more!

This book was specifically written for the complete beginner and for those who have struggled to understand the workings of solar and 12-volt power in the past. Overly complicated technical terms have been replaced where possible with straightforward layman’s terms, allowing you to get a grasp of the core concepts of 12-volt and solar power, much more quickly than you would normally be able to.

Allowing you to learn in one day what it would usually take most people weeks or months to pick up. This is your first step on your ladder to success with solar & 12-volt powerTake It Now!


2. Marine Diesel Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair

Author: by Nigel Calder
English
320 pages
0071475354

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Praise for this boating classic: The most up-to-date and readable book we’ve seen on the subject. Sailing World Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat. Motor Boat & Yachting Clear, logical, and even interesting to read. Cruising World Keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years.

Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder’s bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to: Diagnose and repair engine problems Perform routine and annual maintenance Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine


3. Mercruiser Stern Drives 1964 – 1991 (Seloc Marine Tune-Up and Repair Manuals)

Author: by Seloc
Seloc Publishing Inc.
English
400 pages

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SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals offer the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information for the marine industry since 1974. Designed and written to serve the needs of the professional mechanic, do-it-yourself boat enthusiast, instructor and student, these manuals are based on actual teardowns done by Chilton Marine’s editors/authors in our on-site facility.

Providing complete coverage on everything from basic maintenance to engine overhaul, every manual features: -Simple-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated procedures -Hundreds of exploded drawings, photographs and tables -Troubleshooting sections, accurate specifications and wiring diagrams -Recognized and used by technical trade schools as well as the U.S.

Military Covers Type 1, Alpha/MR and Bravo I and II units powered by Ford and GM 4-cylinder, in-line 6, V6 and V8 engines. Over 1,430 illustrations


4. Seloc Mercury Outboards, 1965-89, Repair Manual: 90-300 Horsepower 6-Cylinder (Seloc Marine Tune-Up and Repair Manuals)

Author: by Seloc
English
640 pages
0893300144

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English
600 pages

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SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals offer the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information for the marine industry since 1974. Designed and written to serve the needs of the professional mechanic, do-it-yourself boat enthusiast, instructor and student, these manuals are based on actual teardowns done by Chilton Marine’s editors/authors in our on-site facility.

Providing complete coverage on everything from basic maintenance to engine overhaul, every manual features: -Simple-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated procedures -Hundreds of exploded drawings, photographs and tables -Troubleshooting sections, accurate specifications and wiring diagrams -Recognized and used by technical trade schools as well as the U.S.

Military Covers all 2. 5-275 Hp, 1 to 4-cylinder and V6, 2-stroke models, including fuel injected units. Over 1000 illustrations


7. Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical Handbook

Author: by Charlie Wing
English
288 pages
0071446443

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Keep your boat’s electrical systems running and reliable Boatowner’s Illustrated Electrical Handbook is perfect for learning how your boat’s electrical system and much of its equipment works, and it will be an invaluable guide when adding equipment as well. This book needs to be in every boater’s library as a ready reference on how to make effective repairs and modifications that comply with ABYC standards.

Ed Sherman, Senior Instructor and Curriculum Designer, American Boat and Yacht Council A definitive technical book that is easy to read. Buy this book and throw out the rest. Motorboat & Yachting Whether you take to the sea under power or sail, bounce around the bay in your runabout, or cross oceans in your cruiser, you’ll find everything you need to maintain, repair, and upgrade your boat’s DC and AC electrical systems with this comprehensive and fully illustrated guide.

Tackle onboard electrical projects and learn how to: Meet ABYC standards for both DC and AC wiring Install solar- and wind-power systems Add electrical components Prevent corrosion of your electrical system …And more


8. The New Get Rid of Boat Odors: A Boat Owner’s Guide to Marine Sanitation Systems and Other Sources of Aggravation and Odor

Author: by Peggie Hall
English
114 pages
1892399784

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This is the completely-updated 2nd Edition of Peggie Hall’s famous book “Get Rid of Boat Odors.” “The New Get Rid of Boat Odors, 2nd ed.” by Peggie Hall, known by many of her fans as “The Headmistress,” will teach you how to eliminate annoying odors on your boat by treating the source instead of perfuming the symptoms.

It covers all aspects of marine sanitation as well as other odor-causing problems like dirty bilge areas in an easy to understand format. The focus is to instruct the reader on how to resolve odor problems, not just disguise them.

In addition there are extensive appendices providing detailed contact information on equipment manufacturers and schematics of most major brands and models of marine toilets that will allow the reader to make necessary repairs with a high degree of confidence. This second edition contains many new schematics not found in the original book.

“The New Get Rid of Boat Odors” is a book for boat owners or professionals in the boat industry alike. It’s the most comprehensive guide available to help solve the widespread problem of annoying odors on boats.


9. Seloc Mercury Outboards, Repair Manual, 1965-89 (Seloc Publications Marine Manuals)

Author: by Joan Coles
Seloc Publishing Inc.
English
528 pages

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SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals offer the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information for the marine industry since 1974. Designed and written to serve the needs of the professional mechanic, do-it-yourself boat enthusiast, instructor and student, these manuals are based on actual teardowns done by Chilton Marine’s editors/authors in our on-site facility.

Providing complete coverage on everything from basic maintenance to engine overhaul, every manual features: -Simple-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated procedures -Hundreds of exploded drawings, photographs and tables -Troubleshooting sections, accurate specifications and wiring diagrams -Recognized and used by technical trade schools as well as the U.S.

Military Covers all 2-40 Hp, 1 and 2-cylinder, 2-stroke models. Over 1,390 illustrations

10. Johnson/Evinrude Outboards, 1973-91 Repair Manual, Covers all 60-235 HP, 3-Cylinder, V4 and V6, 2-Stroke Models, Includes Jet Drives (Seloc)

Author: by Clarence Coles
English
392 pages
0893300101

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SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals offer the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information for the marine industry since 1974. Designed and written to serve the needs of the professional mechanic, do-it-yourself boat enthusiast, instructor and student, these manuals are based on actual teardowns done by Chilton Marine’s editors/authors in our on-site facility.

Providing complete coverage on everything from basic maintenance to engine overhaul, every manual features: -Simple-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated procedures -Hundreds of exploded drawings, photographs and tables -Troubleshooting sections, accurate specifications and wiring diagrams -Recognized and used by technical trade schools as well as the U.S.

Military Covers all 60-235 Hp, c-cylinder, V4 and V6, 2-stroke models. Over 1,010 illustrations

11. Replacing Your Boat's Electrical System (Adlard Coles Manuals)

Author: by Mike Westin
Adlard Coles
English
128 pages

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The third in a series of Adlard Coles highly practical, hands on, step-by-step photographic manuals, Replacing Your Boat’s Electrical System fills a gap in the market for the DIY boat builder and repairer, and for owners of older second-hand boats.

The electrical system on a boat is crucial for the operation of all manner of useful as well as critical equipment, yet a simple failure or weakness can render these systems inoperable. In older boats fatigued or damaged wiring can be problematical or even terminal, so Mike Westin shows ow to replace a boat’s electrical system to ensure fault-free service.

This is a visual, hand-holding guide, concentrating on the all-important details as it explains each procedure rather than focussing on the theory (which is relegated to an appendix, for those who wish to go further).

12. OMC Stern Drive, 1964-1986 (Seloc Marine Tune-Up and Repair Manuals)

Author: by Seloc
Seloc Publishing Inc.
English
400 pages

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SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals offer the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information for the marine industry since 1974. Designed and written to serve the needs of the professional mechanic, do-it-yourself boat enthusiast, instructor and student, these manuals are based on actual teardowns done by Chilton Marines editors/authors in our on-site facility.

Providing complete coverage on everything from basic maintenance to engine overhaul, every manual features: -Simple-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated procedures -Hundreds of exploded drawings, photographs and tables -Troubleshooting sections, accurate specifications and wiring diagrams -Recognized and used by technical trade schools as well as the U.S.

Military Covers stern drive units powered by Ford and GM 4-cylinder, V6 and V8 engines. Nearly 1,400 illustrations

13. Building Strip-Planked Boats

Author: by Nick Schade
English
288 pages
0071475249

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The first comprehensive book on stripbuilding almost any type of small boat Strip-planking is a popular method of amateur boat construction, but until now there has never been a book that showed how to use it for more than one type of boat.

Author Nick Schade presents complete plans for three boats of different types (canoe, kayak, and a dinghy) and shows you step-by-step how to build them. Written for all amateur builders, the book covers materials, tools, and safety issues.

14. Volvo Penta Stern Drives 2003-2012: Gasoline Engines & Drive Systems (Seloc Marine Manuals)

Author: by Seloc
0893300748
Seloc Publishing Inc.
English

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SELOC Marine tune-up and repair manuals provide the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard and stern-drive engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information for the marine industry since 1974. Designed and written to serve the needs of the professional mechanic, do-it-yourself boat enthusiast, instructor and student, these manuals are based on actual teardowns done by Seloc’s editors/authors in our on-site facility.

Every manual features: -Easy-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated procedures -Hundreds of exploded drawings, photographs and tables -Troubleshooting sections -Accurate specifications and wiring diagrams Covers all engines and drive units, including transmissions. Includes carbureted and fuel injected engines. Over 1,000 illustrations.

15. Volvo-Penta Stern Drives, 1968-1991 (Seloc Marine Tune-Up and Repair Manuals)

Author: by Seloc
Seloc Publishing Inc.
English
535 pages

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SELOC Marine maintenance and repair manuals offer the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard, stern-drive and diesel engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information for the marine industry since 1974. Designed and written to serve the needs of the professional mechanic, do-it-yourself boat enthusiast, instructor and student, these manuals are based on actual teardowns done by Chilton Marine’s editors/authors in our on-site facility.

Providing complete coverage on everything from basic maintenance to engine overhaul, every manual features: -Simple-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated procedures -Hundreds of exploded drawings, photographs and tables -Troubleshooting sections, accurate specifications and wiring diagrams -Recognized and used by technical trade schools as well as the U.S.

Military Covers all Single (SP) and Duo Prop (DP) models powered by Ford, GM or Volvo 4-cylinder, V6 and V8 engines. Over 1,375 illustrations

16. Volvo-Penta Stern Drives, 1992-02

Author: by Seloc
Seloc Publishing Inc.
English

300 pages

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SELOC Marine tune-up and repair manuals provide the most comprehensive, authoritative information available for outboard, inboard and stern-drive engines, as well as personal watercraft. SELOC has been the leading source of how-to information for the marine industry since 1974. Designed and written to serve the needs of the professional mechanic, do-it-yourself boat enthusiast, instructor and student, these manuals are based on actual teardowns done by Selocs editors/authors in our on-site facility.

Every manual features: Easy-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated procedures Hundreds of exploded drawings, photographs and tables Troubleshooting sections Accurate specifications and wiring diagrams Covers all Gasoline Engines and Drive Systems. Over 1,400 illustrations. Provides skill level ratings on all procedures and Special Tool icons where applicable.