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Handbook of Marine Surveying.

Handbook of Marine Surveying

Thomas Ask

Sheridan House Inc.

145 Palisade Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

9781574092493, $49.50 www.sheridanhouse.com 1-888-743-7425

Now in an updated second edition, Handbook of Marine Surveying is a guide for both students and professionals of marine surveying. as well as boatyard operators and boat owners with an interest in the field. Illustrated with a handful of black-and-white photographs, Handbook of Marine Surveying covers how to inspect and judge the quality of all aspects of a boat--from discerning signs of fatigue, buckling, or corrosion to the pros and cons of the wood, plastic, or metals in a boat's composition, to overseeing hulls, propellers, engine systems, and mechanical systems, to evaluating safety equipment and much more. Recommended techniques are described in detail, and a survey checklist as well as in-depth notes round this solid guide. Human lives depend upon the marine surveyor's expert determination of a boat's seaworthiness--making Handbook of Marine Surveying literally priceless and an absolute "must-have".
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