Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual - Nigel Calder
This manual takes both novice and experienced boatowner through minor to major repairs of electrical systems, engines, electronics, steering systems, generators, pumps, cookers, spars and rigging. When it was first published in 1990, the Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical Manual broke new ground. It was hailed as the first truly DIY manual for boatowners and has sold in its thousands ever since.
There have been significant changes in boat systems since then, particularly electrical systems, and this third edition has been fully updated to reflect these developments and expand its predecessor's worldwide popularity. 'Probably the best technical reference and troubleshooting book in the world' Yachting Monthly 'It deserves to come standard with every boat' Yachting World
Arthur Beale says:
"One day you are going to need this book so why not keep a copy on board. You never know when that engine just won't start - or stop! The book covers just about everything you might ever need to know. Each edition is updated to cover the complex systems that seem to proliferate on modern yachts. So whether you need to stop your stern tube from leaking, tension up your rigging or stop steam coming out of your engine, this is the book for you."