Turn a run-down fiberglass boat into afirst-class yacht
Since it first appeared in 1991, Don Casey's This OldBoat has helped tens of thousands of sailors refurbisholder fiberglass boats and has become a revered classicamong boat rehabbers.This second edition is revisedfrom first page to last with new information on electricalsystems, diesel engines, refrigeration, resins, plumbingand more. Plus, more than 600 newly created illustrationsenhance the book's beauty as well as its utility.
Don Casey abandoned his career in banking in 1983 to devote more time to cruising and writing. His work combining these two passions soon began to appear in many popular sailing and boating magazines. He is the author of the best-selling This Old Boat, and six other International Marine titles. He and his wife, Olga, are currently cruising and living aboard their boat. HOMETOWN: Miami, Florida
AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The Choice2. The Dream3. The Plan4. Dollars and Sense5. Starting Small6. Scratch and Itch7. Windows and Walls8. Forks, Eyes, and Studs9. Nuts and Bolts10. Chips and Shavings11. Amps and Volts12. Going with the Flow13. A Cold Day in August14. Brush and Roller15. Material Things16. A Lofty Project17. EpilogueIndex