Whether repairing or laying teak decks. refurbishing an old keel or rudder, installing new windows and hatches, fitting headlining, replacing deck fittings, stripping down winches or modernising the galley, the author takes the DIY boat owner through all the stages of refitting a boat, with the help of detailed photo sequences and step-by-step instructions.
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.