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Introduction 1. Meet Your Boat Things to Watch for When Buying an Older Boat Nigel Calder Conducting a Mini-Survey Peter Nielsen Hull Shape and Boat Performance Nigel Calder 2. Repairs and Maintenance New Bulkheads James D. Phyfe Holes Below the Waterline Peter Nielsen Fixed-Port Repair Paul Esterle Fairing a Boat's Keel Peter Nielsen Core Repairs Paul Esterle Working with Epoxy Mark Corke Repairing Gelcoat Peter Caplen Rebedding Deck Hardware James D. Phyfe 3. Paint and Varnish Painting and Varnishing Tips Don Casey Choosing Brightwork Finishes Mark Corke Bottom Painting Peter Caplen Choosing a Bottom Paint Mark Corke Spray Painting Your Boat Virginia Schultz Removing Old Paint and Varnish Paul Esterle Marking a Waterline Mark Corke Finishing a Wooden Dinghy Mark Corke 4. Sails and Rigging Mainsail Choices Peter Nielsen Assembling Compression Terminals Charles J. Doane Choosing and Installing a Headsail Furler Charles Mason Preventing Halyard Wrap in a Furling Gear Peter Nielsen Installing an Inner Forestay Scott Roberts Build Your Own Spinnaker Robert Leach Combating Sail Wear Bill Springer Building a Mast Dave Baldwin Mast-Raising System Clarence Jones Splicing Three-Strand Rope Mark Corke Rope Care Mark Corke 5. Engines Pamper Your Old Atomic 4 Louk Marinus Wijsen To Repower or Not? Quentin Kinderman Servicing Fuel Injectors Peter Caplen Engine Spares to Have Aboard Mark Corke Replacing Cutless Bearings Peter Caplen Stuffing Box Maintenance Peter Caplen What You Should Know About Engine Oil Nigel Calder Raw-Water Strainers Peter Caplen Impeller Pumps Peter Nielsen Replacing Engine Controls Peter Nielsen 6. Systems Installing a Fuel Tank John Arrufat Installing a Water Tank Mark Corke Pipe and Hose Clamps Aussie Bray Upgrading Deck Hardware Mark Corke Installing Seacocks Mark Corke Upgrading to Wheel Steering Peter Nielsen Installing a New Propeller Mark Corke Plumbing Peter Nielsen 7. Electrics and Electronics Electrical Troubleshooting Jim Haynie Installing a Shore-Power System Ted Hugger Troubleshooting Engine-Starting Problems Nigel Calder A "No-Hole" Transducer Charles J. Doane Switching to LEDs Mark Corke Crimping Terminals Mark Corke AC Power from an Inverter Aussie Bray Troubleshooting with a Multimeter Warren Miller Installing Cockpit Speakers Mark Corke Rewiring Your Boat Mark Corke 8. More Improvement Projects Lifeline Replacement Peter Nielsen Installing a Forehatch Mark Corke Making Stowage Pockets Robert Leach Installing Lifeline Netting Lisa Suhay Securing Your Cabin Sole Mark Corke Contributors Index

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