You have a boat, it may be old or new, it doesn’t matter. What matters is that you want to add to or upgrade some part of the boats’ electronics or electrical system.
Maybe it’s a new AIS transponder, a VHF radio with DSC, a new chart plotter with WiFi, and/or something else. But you aren’t sure how to make the new stuff work with the existing electronics on your boat.
Can you integrate your 15 year old electronics with a brand new chartplotter? How exactly do you connect the GPS, AIS, VHF, and chart plotter together so they all work the way they are supposed to? Or possibly you’d like to add solar or upgrade your charger/inverter.
Or maybe you have a problem and you just don’t know what you need to solve it. Does it take a whole day to charge your batteries from your Honda generator? Does the GFCI outlet in your vberth trip when you plug something in while running the generator?
The other thing–You really want to do this yourself because…
You don’t really have the budget to pay a marine electrician $100/hour to pull a few cables and screw in a few stainless fasteners. And you’d like to know how this stuff works so you can fix it later if it stops working in the middle of the ocean, or so you can make more additions, upgrades, or changes in the future.
This is exactly what the Marine Electronics Advisor service was created to solve. Expert advice from a 20 year technology industry veteran who is also a a licensed captain and full time cruiser upgrading and maintaining the systems of a complex cruising yacht. You will get custom documentation, designs, and wiring diagrams, without the added cost of a marine electrician’s manual labor. And you will understand how it all works together in the event something goes awry in the middle of nowhere.
If you have a marine electrical or electronics project you need help with, big or small, new boat or old boat, contact us today!