Boat Maintenance: The Essential Guide Guide to Cleaning, Painting, and Cosmetics by William Burr
Most boaters spend too much time and money trying to find cleaning and maintenance products that can keep their vessels in top-notch shape. Bill Burr's "Boat Maintenance" ends those costly searches by providing this comprehensive guide to the techniques and products that can preserve and protect your boat year after year. This is the first book to combine practical, how-to instructions with objective product recommendations. Combining Burr's varied experience in boating and chemical engineering with the advice of marine professionals, "Boat Maintenance" shows you how to clean and maintain fiberglass, wood, metal, fabric, and plastics. You'll also learn how to select and apply paints, varnishes, and other coatings, in addition to sealants and adhesives.With "Boat Maintenance", you get: expert advice on more than 150 brand-name products; quick answers to typical boat problems; money-saving tips on using low-cost generic substitutes; weekly, monthly, and seasonal preventive maintenance schedules; data on the chemical components and environmental dangers of products; and, safety tips on proper product handling.