Electrics and Power Systems

Understand the electrical systems powering boats, covering propulsion, energy generation, and maintenance for sailing and boating personnel.
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This course focuses on electrical safety, both while sailing and when in harbour. The course covers all the basics about the electrical system on board and gives you tools to review the electrical system yourself and ensure optimal electrical safety.

Electrics and Power Systems
1 hour and 8 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

In this course, you will learn about the switchboard and how it, in most cases, is constructed. We will look at different types, and you will learn how they work. You will get to know the idea behind the many wires and why they are needed, and you will gain knowledge about wire dimensioning and how they are connected correctly.

Engineering
1 hour and 34 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

The course covers when and how to add a ground connection to your electrical devices. Including examples of ground plates, sizes and what equipment needs grounding.

Electrics and Power Systems
43 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

This course gives a full overview of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) work and of NMEA 0183 networks & protocols. This course is also the first module of the Actisense Accredited Installer course.

Electronics
18 minutes
Avg. rating 4.3

This course covers the different types of batteries, including acid batteries, GEL batteries, AGM batteries and the newer Li-on batteries. It also covers different types of chargers and what to be aware of when charging.

Electrics and Power Systems
2 hours and 11 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

This course gives a full overview of NMEA 2000 networks & protocols. It is also the second module of the Actisense Accredited Installer course.

Electronics
26 minutes
Avg. rating 4.1

Learn all the basics about solar panel technology, components and applications.
Solar Panels are used more and more aboard yachts and the technology is evolving, quickly increasing power and efficiency.
Both for racing and cruising, this technology can help make life better onboard, it is important to know as much as possible to make the right choice when you buy the system or when you sail on a boat with a system already installed.

Electronics
18 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

A short course on how to use basic numbers in sailing and racing.

Electronics
1 hour and 41 minutes
Avg. rating 5.0

An introduction to the calibration of electronic equipment, especially useful for leisure sailing yachts but also useful for leisure motor yachts.

Electronics
1 hour and 48 minutes
Avg. rating 3.0

This course introduces PC-based solutions as a more customizable alternative to a regular setup. The course includes a setup example with the software MaxSea TimeZero.

Electronics
49 minutes
Avg. rating 5.0

This course is an introduction to different kinds of radar systems. The course covers pulse radar vs broadband radar. It includes installation, how to use it, placement of the antenna, and a video demonstration.

Electronics
35 minutes
Avg. rating 4.3

This course is an introduction to satellite-based communication systems. The course covers satellite systems, including coverage, speed, price, and usage. It also introduces the possibility of having an internet connection on board while at sea.

Electronics
1 hour and 33 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4