Rewiring

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

(A) is the power cables coming from the VHF and the compass.

(B) is a bus bar that I glued onto the wall in the battery compartment. Wires run from the battery to this, and then to other circuits in the boat. I put a new heavier marine-grade cable from here to another bus bar for power distribution controlled by the front (original) circuit panel. The front panel is used to control the running/steaming/anchoring lights and the interior lights.

(C) is an additional circuit panel that we had installed to control other future circuits. Right now we have the only the compass light running through it. It also has a 12V outlet and a battery meter. The battery meter isn't that useful though. If I did it again, I would instead install a circuit panel with more switches.

Published by: Heath


Model Year: 1997

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