Be Your Own Boat Surveyor: A hands-on guide for all owners by Dag Pike

By Dag Pike

Boats are pricey and they're complex - until you will pay a qualified to hold out a survey (at but extra price) it really is helpful to find a way to:

- quick verify a possible buy for symptoms of difficulty with no buying long reports
- perform a close payment by yourself boat the top of the season
- determine difficulties and get them handled prior to they get serious
- get to grasp your boat in much more aspect, so if an issue develops at sea you'll be extra capable of cope

Organised into chapters overlaying: instruments of the alternate (basic instruments, moisture meters, arms and believe, odor, mirrors, assets of information); Checking the hull (including wooden development and decay, GRP laminates, osmosis, steel development, keels, anodes); RIBs and inflatables; Engine and structures; Stern apparatus; Plumbing; Mast and rigging; electric platforms; Interiors; safeguard gear. on the finish of the ebook there is a convenient consultant to conducting a 5 minute survey - worthwhile whilst creating a fast review of a possible purchase.

Highly illustrated, with anecdotes and hands-on suggestion all through, this functional booklet offers readers the instruments to do a lot of the paintings on their lonesome, and recognize whilst to name within the experts.

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