Essential Boat Electrics

Essential Boat Electrics

by PatManley (Author)


Essential Boat Electrics removes the mystique of boat electrics. It shows you how to carry out many electrical jobs on board properly and safely. Included are tutorials, from using a multimeter and wiring and protecting a circuit, to troubleshooting electrical faults and connecting a PC to your instrument system. The book looks at tasks such as choosing solar panels and batteries, as well as practical electrical work on your boat; a great manual for a yachtsman needing to keep the juice flowing.


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More Information

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 152
Publisher: Fernhurst Books Ltd.
Published: 12 Jan 2007

ISBN 10: 1904475175
ISBN 13: 9781904475170

Media Reviews
It is aimed squarely at the beginner with simple text and clear photos and diagrams... (Practical Boat Owner, January 2007) For anyone looking to gain a basic understanding of their boat's electrics, 'Essential Boat Electrics' ... looks just about ideal. (Motor Boat Monthly, January 2007) This is a well-illustrated practical guide that assumes no prior knowledge. ( Yachting Monthly, February 2007) ...sound, clear information that can be readily'll give anyone a good grounding in boat electrics. (Sailing Today, April 2007) This would make a welcome addition to your 'how to do it library' and is a useful book to have . (Boat Mart, July 2007)
Author Bio
Pat Manley has tackled all these jobs himself and tested every electrical device available for Practical Boat Owner Magazine. A keen sailor, he must have one of the most 'Self-equipped' boats afloat. He is author of Fernhurst Books' Electrics Companion, Diesel Companion, Radar Companion, and the best selling Simple Boat Maintenance.