How to Test Boat Wiring?

Answer Boats vary in their electrical complexity. Some have none at all, while others can have up to three power sources: battery, shore power plug in, and generator. Any boat owner with even the simplest... Read More »

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How do I Troubleshoot Boat Wiring?

Nothing is more frustrating than getting ready to head out to the lake and discovering that your boat has an electrical wiring problem. Electrical components on your boat that might require trouble... Read More »

Proper Boat Wiring?

When wiring a boat, you follow many of the same principles for wiring a car: You have a system powered by a battery with multiple connections to electrical components and lights; an engine recharge... Read More »

Basic Boat Wiring?

Basic boat wiring follows the same pattern for all sizes of boats. Any boat can be wired from scratch by different technicians, and the methods will be similar. The basic weekend handyman may be mo... Read More »

Boat Wiring Colors?

The auto industry has standardized color combinations for the insulation used to wire various gadgets and gauges in their vehicles, and the boating industry has followed suit, albeit with a differe... Read More »