Marine Electrical & Systems Workshop for Women

Marine Electrical & Systems Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, October 20 & 21

Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Led by Beth Burlingame, ABYC Master Marine Tech

 Saturday, October 20 / Systems, Electrical Basics

  • Tools
  • Wiring techniques and practice
  • Batteries, load calculations
  • Hoses and Pumps, watermakers
  • Solar basics

Sunday, October 21 / Installing, Testing, Troubleshooting

  • Wire and install lights, radios, electronics
  • Install solar panel, controller, check output
  • Power up and test bilge pumps

This year we will be installing a basic solar panel battery charging system, as well as a chartplotter and bilge pump.

Cost for the two day workshop:
$150 for NWSA members
$200 for non-members

Accommodations are not included in this fee. There are many AirBnBs close by, as well as hotels; details will be provided upon registration. Class runs from 9 am to 4 pm both days, with a break for lunch. Optional group pot-luck dinner Saturday.

If you do not have a current membership, membership is $45 per year or $100 for three years. Membership year is May 1 to April 30; no proration for this fall workshop. Click to join NWSA.

Questions about the workshop details or directions, click here. Registration deadline is October 2, 2018. Cancellations (less a $25 fee) will be accepted until 10/1/18. No refunds after 10/1/1.