How Boat Things Work
by Wing, Charlie
This unique guide features more than 100 cutaway and exploded drawings to give readers a glimpse into the inner workings of both powerboats and sailboats. Wing explains engines and propulsion gear, steering, rigging, ground tackle, electronic gear, electrical systems, and plumbing. Each device or system is on a two-page spread complete with simple explanations of parts, tips for disassembly and assembly, and instructions for troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair.