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Marine Electrical Systems 2017

Event Date:Monday, April 03, 2017 06:00 pm
Event Ends:Monday, May 08, 2017 08:00 pm
Event Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RSVP by: Friday, March 31, 2017
Individual Price: $160.00
Location (View Map) : Waterfront Alliance
217 Water St, 3rd Fl (elevator: 133 Beekman St.), New York, NY 10038

The Marine Electrical Systems course is presented in seven chapters that start with an explanation of what MES Coverelectricity is, followed by discussions on boat electrical wiring, DC and AC electrical systems, galvanic and stray current corrosion, lightning protection, and ends with troubleshooting of boat electrical problems. The course includes detailed instructions on how to use a multimeter, how to solder and crimp electrical wiring circuits, and how to read electrical wiring diagrams. This course can be used as a reference guide for anyone interested in properly maintaining their boat electrical system.


EMSCom has written this course to require nine two-hour sessions.

  • Day 1 - Introduction, Chapter 1: Properties of Electricity
  • Day 2 - Chapter 2: Boat Electrical Wiring Practices
  • Day 3 - Chapter 3: Direct Current Power
  • Day 4 - Chapter 4: Alternating Current Power
  • Day 5 - Chapter 5: Galvanic and Stray Current Corrosion
  • Day 6 - Chapter 6: Lightning Protection
  • Day 7 - Chapter 7: Troubleshooting Part 1; on-the-boat optional
  • Day 8 - Chapter 7: Troubleshooting Part 2
  • Day 9 - Review and Examination

Classes will be held at Trinity Church, 74 Trinity Place (on Broadway).

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