Lights & Electrical System

Published date: December 1, 2019
  • Boat Type: Boat Type

We put in two additional interior lights. One over the rear berth, and one in the head. both are white plastic from West Marine, and have both the white and red bulbs (red reduces the impact on your night vision when you turn in on).

The one in the head has been mounted to the round black plastic cover overhead, and effectively covers it up. From there we ran the wire down inside the trim fiberglass in the head, and drilling a small hole, out to the rear berth area, another small hole takes the wire into the hold area, and across to the battery.

Similarly, we put the same model light over the rear berth so we can read at night.

Pictures to be submitted soon.

Published by: MS Classifieds


Model Year: 1997

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