...a concise, useful and thoroughly practical guide....It's a 'must have on board' book. -- Sailing Inland and Offshore, July 1995
...this is, perhaps, the most easy-to-follow electrical reference to date. -- Cruising World, February 1996
A bible this really is....The clarity and attention to detail make this an ideal reference book that every professional and serious amateur fitter should have to hand. -- Cruising, Summer 1995
All in all, this book makes an essential reference manual for both the uninitiated and the expert. -- Yachting Monthly, April 1995
Cruising sailors and others involved in the industry will find it a handy desk reference specific to the latest marine electrical applications. -- The Midwest Book Review, February 1999
On electrics, the best book by far we have come across is The Marine Electrical and Electronics Bible. -- Motor Boat and Yachting, June 1997
About the Author
John C. Payne is a professional marine electrical engineer with 23 years merchant marine and offshore oil experience. Currently employed at R&B Falcon, Houston, he is responsible for implementing a Planned Maintenance System for a worldwide fleet of offshore deep-water drilling vessels. He is the Electrical/Electronics Editor for Australian Yachting Magazine and a Maritime Safety Auditor under the IMO ISM (International Safety Management) Code. He lives aboard his Herreshoff ketch Jolly Jack.