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Don’t get short circuited; learn how boat electrical systems work, how to diagnose problems, and how to do simple repairs and upgrades.

Boat electrical systems are increasingly under load with power demands for electronic navigation, radar, powered windlasses and winches, interior and exterior lighting, personal electronic devices, and more. Most boats have both DC and AC power. Learn about voltage drops, current demands, wiring, and so on. This course covers the topics you need and want to know.

What's included?  

  • Boat electrical wiring practices

  • Direct current (DC) power

  • Alternating current (AC) power

  • Galvanic and stray current corrosion

  • Lightning protection

  • How to use a multi-meter

  • How to solder and crimp

  • How to read electrical wiring diagrams

  • Study Guide that you can keep for future reference.

This $100 course is scheduled to be completed in twelve two-hour Thursday Night sessions  (Sept. 14th to Nov. 16th 6pm to 8pm).

Classes will be held at the Penfield Recreation Center 

1985 Baird Road, Penfield, NY 14526 (585)340-8655

Sign up is on the Penfield Recreation Website:

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