Buying a Motorboat

Buying a Motorboat

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Buying a boat can be a minefield, but a handbook like this will make it a lot easier for would-be boat owners to make sensible, informed choices. Whether buying a new or secondhand boat, would-be owners will gain expert advice on topics including: - the type of boat best suited to their needs - where to find it (brokers, etc) - what to look out for - how to assess it (especially important for secondhand boats) - questions to ask - setting a realistic budget - finding a mooring - insurance - documentation required Lively, modern and attractive, and illustrated with colour photographs throughout, this guide is packed with checklists and insights from real owners who share their experiences. Armed with this book, would-be boat owners are far more likely to end up with the right boat for them!Outboard engines The latest direct injected 4-stroke engines such as the Johnson/Evinrude FICHT and Mercury OptiMax ... A 150hp 4-stroke outboard will burn approximately 68 litres of fuel per hour when at peak power a€“ pretty much flat out. ... A 40ft sports fishing boat powered by twin 370hp engines pushing her along at 40 knots by comparison, will consume 275 litres ... Planing hull forms use much more fuel than displacement boats, though consumption is cut considerably whenanbsp;...

Title:Buying a Motorboat
Author:Barry Pickthall
Publisher:A&C Black - 2012-01-15


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