Your Courses at the BOATHOWTO University

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56 lessons

Beginner

In this course you will learn everything you need to know about DC systems on boats. Beginning with the basics about current, voltage and resistance, we teach you how to (re-)do all DC wiring on your boat, complying to ISO and ABYC standards.

Boat Electrics 101: Bonus Modules

BE101 Bonus Content

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In this course, you will learn about Solar, Wind, and Water power as a means to generate energy on boats. It is included as bonus content in Boat Electrics 101.

17 Lessons - Intermediate

BE101 Bonus Content

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In this mini-course you will learn about important considerations when it comes to the choice of LED lights for your boat.

1 Lessons - Beginner

BE101 Bonus Content

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Guide

Nigel Calder gives an update on today's battery technology. Including important, but often overlooked, considerations on the topic of lithium-ion vs. lead-acid batteries.

1 Lessons - Intermediate

Sneak Peek: Scheduled Modules for our Advanced Courses

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In this module we will separate out the different components of a grounding system and investigate the core installation requirements. A proper grounding system is vital for the safety of AC systems, corrosion prevention and lightning protection.

3 Lessons - Intermediate

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In this module we will cover fundamental safety issues with respect to AC systems on boats, including crucially important differences with AC systems onshore.

3 Lessons - Intermediate

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In this module, we will cover onboard sources of AC power, including DC-to-AC inverters, onboard generators, and polarization and isolation transformers.

5 Lessons - Advanced

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We explore the processes that result in galvanic corrosion and stray current corrosion and mechanisms to control and prevent it.

4 Lessons - Intermediate

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4 Lessons - Intermediate

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