The 12-Volt Bible for Boats

Author: Miner K. Brotherton,Edwin R. Sherman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071660739

Category: History

Page: 208

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The 12-Volt Bible for Boats is a clear, nonthreatening introduction to the 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats to power everything from reading lights to bilge pumps. This second edition is thoroughly updated with respect to modern batteries, breaker and panel design, alternative energy sources, and troubleshooting equipment, but it retains the fundamental simplicity that is the source of its enduring popularity (more than 100,000 copies sold).
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The Marine Electrical and Electronics Bible

Author: John C. Payne

Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

ISBN: 9781574090604

Category: Transportation

Page: 420

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More and more sailors and powerboaters are buying and relying on electronic and electric devices aboard their boats, but few are aware of proper installation procedures or how to safely troubleshoot these devices if they go on the blink.
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The Pacific Crossing Guide

RCC Pilotage Foundation with Ocean Cruising Club

Author: Michael Pocock,Ros Hogbin

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0713661828

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 214

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The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods of communication and provisioning to seasonal weather, departure and arrival ports, facilities, likely costs and dangers, the comprehensiveness of this new edition will both inspire dreamers and instil confidence in those about to depart. This is the definitive reference on the subject, relied upon by many thousands of cruisers. 'The definitive work on Pacific crossings' Cruising 'A magnum opus of excellence' Flying Fish
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The Pacific Crossing Guide

RCC Pilotage Foundation with Ocean Cruising Club

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472905261

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 2353

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The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods of communication and provisioning to seasonal weather, departure and arrival ports, facilities, likely costs and dangers, the comprehensiveness of this new edition will both inspire dreamers and instil confidence in those about to depart. This is the definitive reference on the subject, relied upon by many thousands of cruisers. 'The definitive work on Pacific crossings' Cruising 'A magnum opus of excellence' Flying Fish
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Boatowner's Illustrated Handbook of Wiring

Author: Charlie Wing

Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

ISBN: 9780070710924

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 312

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Provides instructions for wiring marine electronics and dozens of weekend projects, such as installing cabin and navigation lights, burglar alarms, battery charge indicators, bilge alarms, and more. This is a user-friendly manual for on-board electrical projects, from fixing loose connections to rewiring your boat.
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Handbook of Offshore Cruising

The Dream and Reality of Modern Ocean Cruising

Author: Jim Howard,Charles J. Doane

Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

ISBN: 9781574090932

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 352

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Jim Howard has cruised the great oceans of the world for over 25 years, often single-handed.
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The Boat Improvement Bible

Practical Projects to Customise and Upgrade your Boat

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408158981

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 304

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The Boat Improvement Bible is the most up to date, user friendly and hands-on practical manual for boatowners who wish to improve their sailboat or motorboat. It will equip any boatowner with average DIY skills to improve all aspects of their boat: safety, comfort, facilities, storage and performance on the water. Many of these projects will also help increase a boat's value. Projects include: installing a heating system, installing hot water and a shower, increasing water tank size, making the heads electric, installing air conditioning or better ventilation, setting up solar or wind power charging for the batteries, fitting a generator, adding a gas alarm, installing interior lighting, adding a bathing platform or boarding ladder, plus much, much more. Packed with exploded diagrams, helpful step-by-step photographs and detailed guidance, The Boat Improvement Bible provides a wealth of DIY expertise and advice to enable anyone to improve their yacht or motorboat. With this book to hand, you'll never need to call in the experts!
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Understanding Boat Wiring

Author: John C. Payne

Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.

ISBN: 9781574091632

Category: Reference

Page: 96

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John C. Payne is a professional marine electrical engineer with 23 years merchant marine and off-shore oil experience.
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Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E

Author: Nigel Calder

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071790349

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 960

View: 7857

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The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever! If it’s on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it’s covered in Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on: Battery technologies, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells 12- and 24-volt DC systems Electric and hybrid propulsion How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats Corrosion, bonding, and lightning protection Generators, inverters, battery chargers , wind and water generators, and solar power Electric motors and electric lights Marine electronics, including networking systems, antennas, and RFI Diesel engines Transmissions, shaft brakes, and propellers Refrigeration and air-conditioning Tanks, plumbing, and through-hulls Pumps and watermakers Steering, autopilots, and wind vanes Stoves and heaters Winches, windlasses, and bow thrusters Spars, rigging, and roller reefing
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