by A Marine Surveyor with 40 Years Experience
Surveying Fiberglass Power Boats
by David Pascoe
The Art of the Pre-Purchase Survey
A Marine Survey Textbook
A Marine Surveyor with 40 years experience
Whether you are a beginner or just looking to brush up on your knowledge and skills, marine surveyor David Pascoe shares his knowledge and experience based on a 35 years career surveying in the "yachting capitol of the world" Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The very first of its kind, this book provides the essentials that every novice needs to know, as well as a wealth of esoteric details. Loaded with over 200 photographs and drawings by the author.
From Outboards to Mega Yachts
This Book Features:
- Basic Principles and Legal Responsibilities
- Procedures & Efficiency
- The Difference Between Sound and Seaworthy
- Selecting the Right Jobs and Customers and Staying Out of Trouble
- Dealing with Clients, Brokers and Captains
- Tools of the Profession
- Elements of Sound Hull & Structures
- Common Faults in Marine Systems
- Electrical Systems and Plumbing
- Gas Engines Surveys
- Conducting Sea Trials
- How to Make an Appraisal
- Writing Professional Reports
End Outboards, Sports Fishermen, Motor Yachts, Trawler Styles,
Express Cruisers, Family Cruisers
If you have been looking for a comprehensive text on surveying modern power boats and couldn't find one, look no more.
Written for both the aspiring, novice and experienced surveyor, it provides a foundation of essentials for anyone who wants to begin a marine surveying career, or just hone up on one's skills and knowledge.
The profession of marine surveying is not just about boats; it's about people and boats. That's why four of its 18 chapters are devoted to the practicalities of the business side of surveying.
Main changes in 2nd edition are:
Chapter 7 "Using Moisture Meters" - New Chapter
Chapter 5 “Hull and Its Structure” - Expanded, reorganized.
Chapter 6 “Surveying the Hull” - Expanded, reorganized.
From "Preface To 2nd Edition" by the author:
- 2nd Edition
by David H. Pascoe
Publisher: D. H. Pascoe & Co., Inc.
David Pascoe - Biography
- Chapter 1
- What is
- Chapter 2
- Business Practices and Client Relations
- Chapter 3
- Sound vs. Seaworthiness
- Chapter 4
- Chapter 5
- Hull and Its Structure
- Chapter 6
- Surveying the Hull
- Chapter 7
- Using Moisture Meters
- Chapter 8
- Stress Cracks & Surface Irregularities
- Chapter 9
- Deck & Superstructure
- Chapter 10
- Chapter 11
- Drive Train
- Chapter 12
- Gas Engines
- Chapter 13
- Fuel Systems
- Chapter 14
- Exhaust Systems
- Chapter 15
- Electrical Systems
- Chapter 16
- Plumbing Systems
- Chapter 17
- Sea Trials
- Chapter 18
- Chapter 19
- 480 pages
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