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Marine Electrical Systems
Vancouver Power Squadron
Vancouver Squadron
Marine Electrical Systems Manual

Thursdays, Oct 12 - Nov 30 2017, 8 weeks
CPS Members: $155
Non-members: $175
Register On-line

Please register by Sept 28 so that we may obtain the course material in time for the first class. Late registrations will be subject to an additional $20 fee.

Class times are 1900 - 2130 (7:00 PM to 9:30 PM). On the first night, please arrive by 6:45 to complete registration and pick up course materials.

Learn the ins and outs of your boat's electrical systems. Gain the confidence to tackle direct current, shore power and communications installations. Ensure the safety and reliability of your vessel; enroll in this course today.

What's Included?

  • Boat electrical wiring practices
  • Direct Current (DC) power
  • Alternating Current (AC) power
  • Galvanic and stray current corrosion
  • Lightning protection
  • Troubleshooting electrical problems
  • How to use a multimeter
  • How to solder and crimp
  • How to read electrical wiring diagrams
Courses offered by CPS

Introductory:
Boating 1: Boating Basics (Pleasurecraft Operator's Card)
Boating 2: Beyond Boating Basics
Boating 3: Introduction to Marine Navigation
Maritime Radio Operator Course

Advanced:
Boating 4: Near Shore Marine Navigation Level 1(previously called Seamanship)
Boating 5: Near Shore Marine Navigation, level 2 (previously called Advanced Pilot)
Boating 6 - Offshore Marine Navigation, Level 1 (previously called Junior Navigator)
Boating 7 - Offshore Marine Navigation, Level 2 (previously called Global Navigation)

Elective:
Boat and Engine Maintenance
Marine Electrical Systems
Sailing
Introduction to Weather for Recreational Boaters
Extended Cruising
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