Preface Part I. The fibreglass yacht 1. How to plan the refit 2. Underwater sections and bilges 3. Painting the hull and deck 4. Refurbishing below decks 5. Improving the appearance below 6. Renovating the galley 7. Insulation and interior linings 8. Servicing fittings and deck gear 9.
Michael Naujok worked in a designer's office for three years, after finishing with his degree in mechanical engineering. In 1971 he built his first seven-meter cruiser. In 1975 he joined the staff of Yacht Magazine in Hamburg, and since 1980 has been responsible for boat test and DIY construction projects. He also wrote the bestselling book Boat Interior Construction, published by Sheridan House.
Got some boat projects? Yeah, who doesn't? Well, this book could come in handy then. It covers both fiberglass and wood boats and gives step by step instructions with plenty of pictures to walk you through all kinds of renovations and upgrades. Latitudes & Attitudes Michael Naujok's Fitting Out Your Boat in Fiberglass Or Wood is a practical guide to fitting out a wooden or fiberglass hull from scratch. Fitting Out Your Boat includes tips on repair and refurbishing, with chapters detailing everything from replacing deck fittings and stripping down the galley to installing new hatches. The step-by-step color photos are particularly well done. Sailing Expert mechanical engineer Michael Naujok presents Fitting Out Your Boat in Fiberglass or Wood, a plainly written reference for sailors and boat owners striving to renovate their prized vessel. Explicit color photographs on every page and step-by-step walkthrough instructions cover everything from insulation and interior linings to treating the keel of a wooden yacht to repairing a teak deck, underwater sections and bilges, and much more. A thorough, extensive, highly practical must-have for anyone contemplating sinking time, effort and money into boat refurbishing. Midwest Book Review