A How-To Classic
The 12-Volt Bible for Boats is a complete introduction to the 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats to power everything from reading lights to bilge pumps. Written for boaters who are not skilled electricians, it clearly explains how 12-volt systems work and how to install, maintain, and troubleshoot them.
This second edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest on marine batteries--including AGM and gel-cell batteries, multistage chargers, inverters, new wiring conventions, alternative energy sources, and modern test gear.
"A nuts-and-bolts primer for boatowners."--Cruising World
"Every boat with a 12-volt system needs this book on board."--Atlanta-Journal Constitution
"A gentle journey through the complexities of electrical circuitry."--Small Boat Journal
"This bible is as basic to boat electrical systems as the 10 commandments are to moral behaivor. It does not get any more fundamental than this."--Dockside NW
Though I had some wireing issues in my boat because I was running down my starting batery and blowing fuses occationally. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Iroc
Gives you what you need to work through most 12 volt issues.Published 3 months ago by michael c mcdonald
The book is very good for theory, i was looking more for instruction for hook up for different situations.I will continue to read and study it.Published 4 months ago by Ray Adams
If you dont know much of anything about 12 volt systems, this is a good primer. The only reason i didnt give it a 5 was some of the diagrams were sort of difficult to comprehend... Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. England