Boat electrics

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Replacing your Boat's Electrical System

Author: 

Mike Westin;

ISBN number: 

978-1408132937

The title " Replacing your Boat's Electrical System" is rather daunting if like me you would never dream of undertaking such a project  and if something electrical does go wrong a call to the local marina electrician has been the only solution.  To be frank having read the book I still wouldn’t have the confidence to undertake a major upgrade myself.  However, I found it excellent to help me understand how my electrics work, how they should be maintained and most importantly my tool box now has the essentials for any DIY repairs.

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Boat Electrics Course

This course is divided into two logical halves: on the one hand, generating or acquiring electrical energy and storing it; on the other hand, using that energy in a boat’s systems. Along the way, optimising the use of a scarce resource at sea and avoiding corrosion are covered. Included in the cost of the course is a copy of a boat electrics handbook. No previous knowledge of physics or electrical theory is required.

Knowledge assumed: 

None

Experience required: 

None

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