Learning Path

Battery and Electrical Systems for Boating

Curated by: Seably

Explore the fundamentals of marine electrical systems with this specialised learning path. Covering electrical grounding, batteries and chargers, electrical safety protocols, and the switchboard, each course provides essential knowledge and practical insights into maintaining and operating electrical systems onboard small boats.

Learning Path Details

  1. Items: 4 courses
  2. Language: English
  3. Length: 5 hours and 38 minutes
  • 1

    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

  • 2

    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

  • 3

    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

  • 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.

    1 hour and 34 minutes
    Avg. rating 4.7
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