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Installing a Balmar alternator on a Yanmar 3JH3E

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 11/21/2013 to Projects
Yanmar 3JH3E
Here is a short video clip, some photos and a description of a project to replace the standard alternator on a Yanmar 3JH3E with a Balmar 60-100-SR-IG alternator. The boat is a Dehler 38 Sailboat and as it is going on the Annapolis to Bermuda race next summer the owner wanted to have plenty of power available for the trip.

Sabre 54 Fly Bridge Sedan uses Blue Sea Systems custom panels

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 11/6/2013 to Custom Panel Examples
Sabre 54The circuit breaker panels on this Sabre 54 Fly Bridge Sedan and custom made from the Blue Sea Systems 360 Series modular panel system.

Cricket Trailer uses Blue Sea Systems

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 11/5/2013 to Gallery

Cricket Trailer exterior shot

This is the Cricket Trailer, an easy to tow "pop top" room on wheels, and it comes complete with its own mini-electrical system featuring Blue Sea Systems products.......

Overcurrent Protection

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 11/5/2013 to ABYC and USCG standards
ABYC Standard 11.10 OVERCURRENT PROTECTION is a key section of the standards. The principal is very clear, an overcurrent device, such as a fuse or circuit breaker, needs to be placed within seven inches of where the conductor is connected to the source of power. The overcurrent device is protecting THE WIRE from carrying more current than it is able. What follows is an outline of this part of the standard but please see the disclaimer at the end.

ABYC publishes new safety essentials iPhone App

Posted by Administrator on 11/1/2013 to ABYC and USCG standards
This iPhone app won an award at the 2013 IBEX Show. "Boat Essentials" is used to file a float plan or to check, suggest and schedule maintenance of the safety equipment on your recreational boat