The author has lived boating and written articles for most of his life. In that time, he has tackled every conceivable problem a boater could ever be confronted with on a boat. For the first time, he has put those years of knowledge into an easy to understand book. This book contains a wealth of information any boat owner can use to perform routine maintenance and repairs. Along with this, Frank has provided his recommendation for a time schedule to follow for this work. Basic Boat Maintenance is highly illustrated with graphics showing, in detail, the steps needed to accomplish most tasks. Additional graphics show the correct charge state for the batteries, a schedule of maintenance, which task to complete and when they should be completed. The information is presented in a straight-forward, easy-to-understand and follow writing style. This allows any boater, regardless of skill level from novice to advanced, to use the information quickly and easily without fear of mistakes during the projects. After completing this book, you will have the confidence to maintain and repair your own boat.