Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems, 2nd Edition


By Edwin R. Sherman

Understand, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade your boat's electrical systems

Frustrated by the high cost of basic electrical work but nervous about tackling such projects yourself? Get sound advice and guidance from author Ed Sherman, who wrote and teaches the American Boat & Yacht Council's certification program for electrical technicians. In Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems, he combines basic theory with step-by-step directions for troubleshooting problems, making repairs, and installing new equipment. Learn to

Draw up a wiring diagram for your boat

  • Locate and identify wiring and circuit components
  • Select and use a multimeter
  • Choose and maintain battery and marine ignition systems
  • Troubleshoot starting, charging, and instrument problems
  • Install DC and AC marine accessories, equipment, and electronics

    "Ed Sherman's nationally recognized expertise in electrical systems in boats makes him a natural choice to train and certify marine electricians... He believes, as I do, that doing it right the first time will surely enhance your boating experience." – C. T. "Skip" Moyer III, Past President, American Boat & Yacht Council

    Title: Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems
    Author: Edwin R. Sherman
    Publisher: International Marine Publishing
    Published: August 13, 2007
    Edition: 2nd Edition
    Pages: 224
    ISBN: 9780071485500
    Binding: Hardcover

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