Transport books

Billingham, Nick: Narrow Boats - Care and Maintenance (8107)

Crowood Press 1st 1995
4to, glazed pictorial boards, gift inscr to fep o/w F/VG++. Signed by author on the title page. 565 gms
(Order reference 8107).

Narrow Boats – Care and Maintenance provides a thorough grounding in all aspects of looking after the various systems that make up a narrow boat. Proper installation and maintenance of these systems is vital for safe and enjoyable cruising and this book will enable all narrow boat owners to keep equipment in
good working order.

Covers all systems, including hull and superstructure, engine, electrics, plumbing, heating, woodwork and fittings

Illustrated throughout with photographs and explanatory diagrams

Includes routine maintenance checks and larger repairs/overhauls

Practical advice on buying and selling a boat

Full explanation of current safety standards

Nick Billingham is Technical Editor of Canal and Riverboat magazine. He has been involved with boats and canals since childhood and has written about all aspects of boats, from their construction and maintenance through to their history.