Class Overview

Basic Marine Electric Fundamentals for the Recreational Boater | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationLearn about basic marine electric and investigate the fundamentals of AC and DC as it relates to recreational boats.

During this hands-on workshop, you’ll:

  • Learn small boat wiring methods and practices
  • Explore troubleshooting and electrical fault prevention
  • Learn about basic DC theory, Series and Parallel circuits, and volt meter operation
  • Get tips on best wiring practices, including wire and circuit protection
  • Learn about circuit breaker and fuse applications
  • Gain insight into battery selection, sizing, and battery chargers
  • Learn about circuit identification, schematics, and troubleshooting

You’ll also receive a list of recommended books and reference materials to continue your learning after the class.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn best practices for small boat wiring, battery selection, and more
  • Gain insight and practice in troubleshooting and fault prevention
  • Receive guidance on electrical theory
  • Expand your overall knowledge of marine electrical

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Recreational sail and power boaters interested in expanding their knowledge of marine electrical

Session Details

  • Class ID: 5866
  • Instructor: Al Bruce
  • When: 6 Tuesdays | 10/17/17 - 11/21/17 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 12
  • Where: Seattle Maritime Academy | 4455 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
  • Fee: $275