Fitting Out: Preparing for Sea

Article number: 7642

Fitting Out covers every aspect of preparing a boat for sea. Dealing with both wooden and fiberglass boats, the author emphasizes the importance of maintaining a boat to face the stresses at sea. He examines repairs to hulls , decks, and fittings, how to paint and varnish, the care of wooden and alloy spars, natural and synthetic ropes, wires, sails and engines.