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Electrical Cable

Boat Safety Scheme - Electrical Cable specifications and conditionAre all electrical cables insulated? All electrical cables must be insulated (this applies to both a.c. and d.c. cables). Are battery cables of a sufficient current‐carrying capacity? The following cables must be approximately 25mm²: battery to master switch; battery or master switch to starter solenoid; battery to battery; engine return to battery or master switch; battery to bow thruster motor; battery to anchor winch motor; battery to inverter system (over 1000w size). Are all cables free of damage or deterioration?All cables must be free of: signs of overheating; signs of damage or deterioration, such as broken cable strands, chafing, or heat damage. Insulation and sheathing must show no signs of damage or deterioration caused by a reaction with water or fuel. NOTE - this applies to both a.c. and d.c. cables.

Boat Safety Scheme - Electrical Cable specifications and conditionAre all electrical cables insulated? All electrical cables must be insulated (this applies to both a.c. and d.c. cables). Are battery cables of a sufficient current‐carrying capacity? The following cables must be approximately 25mm²: battery to master switch; battery or master switch to starter solenoid; battery to battery; engine return...

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