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Narrow Boat Engine Maintenance and Repair

By Stephanie Horton

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ISBN: 9781785003493
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 14/11/2017
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Hardback PPC
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 264 colour photographs & 59 line drawings

When owning a narrow boat, or any engine-powered vessel, it is vital to ensure that the engine is kept in good working order. Narrow Boat Engine Maintenance and Repair is a practical guide to help keep your engine operational, and your boat moving. It also provides instruction on how to identify faults and, where possible, how to fix them. With its focus on diesel engine operation, and the systems found on most vessels, this is a useful resource for any boat owner.


  • Provides practical guidance to undertake everyday maintenance on your diesel engine
  • Demonstrates how to complete a service and locate and resolve common faults
  • Explains the theory required to understand each of the boat's main systems
  • Shares the practical skills and techniques that engineers spend many years learning
  • Covers propulsion, cooling and electrical systems
  • Reveals specialist tips and techniques employed by engineers when repairing vessels
  • Explores different engines and arrangements to help identify key components
  • Highly illustrated with 264 colour step-by-step photographs and 60 technical diagrams

RRP: £20.00

Site Price: £16.00

E-Book Edition: £16.99 (incl. VAT)


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