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Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Aurora, Ontario, Canada
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My new, favorite, maintenance book is Calder's Boatowners' Mechanical and Electrical Manual. This book has very deep coverage of all matters, weighing in at 804 pages plus a very comprehensive index. It's quite a bit cheaper through Amazon than purchasing at West Marine. Make sure you get the 3rd edition.
I bought Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual. It has Troubleshooting Marine Diesel Engines by Peter Compton as part of the book. I also bought Seloc's Yanmar Inboards as I have a 2GM20F.
Would Calder's book be of any value to me?
1971 Contest 33 Hull Number 24
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."