Powerboat Care and Repair
How to Keep your Outboard, Sterndrive, or Gas-inboard Boat Alive and WellUnknown - 2004
As the "Boat Doctor" in Boating magazine, Allen Berrien helped two generations of readers keep their boats alive and well. Now his practical know-how and wisdom is collected in Powerboat Care and Repair , the only book that focuses on do-it-yourself maintenance and repair of small powerboats.
Berrien provides tips on how to avoid and solve a host of common problems, such as electrolysis, pitted gelcoat, and battery failures. He also offers step-by-step guidance on spring commissioning and winterizing; inboard, outboard, and stern driveengine troubleshooting; exterior maintenance; emergency preparedness; and much more.