Essental Boat Electrics removes the mystique of boat electrics. The simple language & clear illustrations will help you understand what is going on & show you how to carry out the many electrical jobs onboard effectively & safely. Included are tutorials, from using a multimeter and wiring & protecting a circuit, to troubleshooting electrical faults and connecting a PC to your instrument system.
Pat Manley is a keen sailor and has tackled all these jobs himself. He is one of Practical Boat Owner magazine's team of experts and has tested most of the electrical devices on the market for the magazine. He is also author of Fernhurst Books' Electrics Companion, Simple Boat Maintenance, Diesels Afloat, Diesel Companion and Radar Companion.
The basics; The tools; Multimeters; Batteries; Electrical supply; Switches & relays; Connections; Wiring; Circuits; Electrical motors & alternators; Navigation instruments; Anodes; Soldering; Power consumption