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Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems
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Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems

  • Author: Ed Sherman
  • Manual for the Non-Electrician, Explains Fixing Marine Electrical Systems
  • Format: Hardcover, Pages 224, Published: July 2007, Edition: 2nd
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    Paradise Cay
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    • Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems is a well illustrated, project-specific manual for the non-electrician maintaining, troubleshooting and fixing a powerboat's basic electrical system
    • Basic theory is complemented with a problem-solving format that is reassuring and effective
    • 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
    • Topics Include:
      • 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
    • About the Author:
      • Ed Sherman is one of America’s best-known authorities on marine technology
      • He is the author of Advanced Marine Electrics and Electronics Troubleshooting and Outboard Engines and the coauthor of The 12-Volt Bible for Boats
      • As the senior staff writer for the American Boat & Yacht Council, he plays a key role in defining that organization’s national standards for electrical systems and certifying marine electricians to the standards

    Publishing Information:

    • Author: Ed Sherman
    • Hardcover
    • Pages: 224
    • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    • 2nd Edition
    • Publish Date: July 2007
    • ISBN-10: 0071485503
    • ISBN-13: 978-0071485500
    • Dimensions: 9.2" x 7.6" x 0.6"
    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

    The 12 Volt Bible for Boats
    Item #: 050359
  • Author: Miner Brotherton, Revised by Ed Sherman
  • A Clear, Non-Threatening Introduction to Small Boat 12-volt Electrical Systems
  • Format: Paperback, Pages: 194 , Published: October 2002, Edition: 2nd
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    Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical Handbook
    Item #: 050599
  • Author: Charlie Wing
  • Everything Needed to Maintain, Repair, Upgrade DC and AC Electrical Systems
  • Format: Hardcover, Pages 320, Published: August 2011, Edition: 2nd
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