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Keep your boat's electrical systems running and reliable
“Boatowner’s Illustrated Electrical Handbook is perfect for learning how your boat’s electrical system and much of its equipment works, and it will be an invaluable guide when adding equipment as well. This book needs to be in every boater’s library as a ready reference on how to make effective repairs and modifications that comply with ABYC standards.”—Ed Sherman, Senior Instructor and Curriculum Designer, American Boat and Yacht Council
“A definitive technical book that is easy to read. Buy this book and throw out the rest.”—Motorboat & Yachting
Whether you take to the sea under power or sail, bounce around the bay in your runabout, or cross oceans in your cruiser, you’ll find everything you need to maintain, repair, and upgrade your boat’s DC and AC electrical systems with this comprehensive and fully illustrated guide.
Tackle onboard electrical projects and learn how to:
Charlie Wing received his Ph.D. in oceanography from MIT. Since then, he has spent his career explaining how things work. He founded two do-it-yourself house-building schools, hosted a PBS series on energy conservation, and has written more than a dozen top-selling do-it-yourself books. Wing lived aboard his boat for six years, during which he wrote the first edition of this book.
Charlie Wing received his Ph.D. in oceanography from MIT, where he later worked as a research scientist. He has written a dozen books on home building and five top-selling boating books.
Mistakes in printing formulas. Poorly edited. The only good news is that it is newer than the 30 year old classic books.Published 2 months ago by STEVEN OROURKE
Very informative book has answered all my questions on marine electrical. If you are going to do this type of work I would highly recommend this bookPublished 3 months ago by Edward F Gahan
If big boat wiring is what your looking for this is the book for you. If your looking for a book and know nothing about DC wiring this is the book for you. Read morePublished 4 months ago by James M. Laboyteaux
I have spent a bit of time working on electrical during my life and this book is probably the first i have purchased and will be the last. Well done. ThanksPublished 4 months ago by Gillian
This book will give you just the correct amount of technical background before Charlie takes you into the practical wiring of a boat and the trouble shooting of failed equipment. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Danny
If you're looking for more detailed information involving dwgs and home built projects, here you go. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sven E. Anderson
One of the better books I've found. Informative, detailed, the illustrations are great, & it has helped me clean up the wiring disaster on my boat & make everything a lot more... Read morePublished 6 months ago by DoodadSam