Marine Electrics and Marine Electronics for Fishing and Sailing Boats, All You Need to Know.

Do You know how to recognize the signs of impending boat electrical failure?

Hello, I am John C Payne and many of you may possibly have one or more of my best selling marine electrical and electronics books. I am not an armchair expert! I am a qualified and practising marine electrical and electronics engineer, consultant and marine surveyor. I actually do this for a living. I also write many articles to assist you help yourself.

So where do you get started? Whether it’s a trailerable or sportfishing boat, yacht or sailing boat, there is a lot to know about marine electrics and marine electronics.

I get asked so many times about what is wrong and why its no good, and more importantly how to repair it. That is the reason why I have published more than 12 books to educate you on what to do.

No one needs to be a marine electronics guru to diagnose and repair your own marine electrical and electronics equipment!

There are many people out there who would like to confuse you or cloud the subject in jargon.

Whether you have problems with your trailer boat systems or sailing yacht lightning protection systems, or fishing boat engine batteries and trolling motors, or just simple marine electronics equipment, you will find the best solutions to your problems and get unbiased and practical advice here.

I have always been a boat owner like you. I have also constructed and also lived on board and extensively cruised sailing yachts, in addition have owned both motorboats and fishing boats. It is probable that your failures and problems have also happened to me as well.

Discover from my own experiences and get some real practical answers to your challenges. Look at one of my books, I promise you that you find solutions there.

You can find out how to restore your own boat electrical and electronics faults.

For many years I operated a marine electrical and electronics company, and have seen and probably made good most problems you will ever experience. If you need expert and unbiased advice, then this is the place to obtain it. I know what can occur out there on the sea. If I can stop you suffering any serious failures, then it has been worth the effort.

Having problems with your marine electronics and electrical systems is not a necessary evil when going fishing and boating, or sailing out on the ocean and equipment and systems reliability is really possible. You are supposed to have fun when going fishing and boating without stress.

I subscribe to the world famous keep it simple method for both marine electrical and electronics systems. If you really want your fishing, boating and sailing to be fun and not allow equipment breakdowns to ruin your day out fishing or sailing, you need to follow it.

All you need to know about marine electronics and electrical systems for sailing and fishing boats by America’s number one selling boating book author.

Do you need to know anything about marine electrical and electronics visit top selling boat book writer John C Payne’s website All You Need to Know about Sailboat and Fishing Boat systems. Free and practical advice on how to repair it yourself. Post your problem on the forum to connect with other boaters.
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Boats And Trains – Ballard Locks / Ballard Draw Bridge – Seattle, Washington, USA

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, built in 1911 and often nicknamed the Ballard Locks, provides a link for boats between the salt water of Puget Sound and the fresh water of the Ship Canal, which connects eastward to Lake Union and Lake Washington.

The Ballard Bridge, located at the west end of the Lake Washington Ship Canal at Salmon Bay, is the fourth and last of the Lake Washington Ship Canal Bridges to be passed before entering Puget Sound from Lake Washington. Built in 1917 with a length of 2,854 feet, the Ballard Bridge links the Magnolia and Queen Anne neighborhoods with Ballard.

Trains seen is this video are BNSF Railway, Sounder, and Amtrak.

In case you missed it, watch the guy in the boat at 15:02 have his hat blow of his head in the wind….LOL!

Thanks For Watching and Enjoy!

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RC boating is easier than ever to get into, thanks to quality RTR boats from Pro Boat. These boats all come out of the boxes with the hulls completed, electronics installed, engine mounted and radio system ready to go. One step that is left up to the end-user, however, is to grease the flex shaft. While this may seem like a daunting task, it is actually quite easy for just about anyone to complete. The process has been broken down into a few simple steps to demonstrate how to lube the flex shaft on a Pro Boat Formula FASTech Brushless boat, however, these steps should be relatively similar for just about any boat you might own. Questions? Comments? Feel free to e-mail us at For more information please visit the links below: If you like our videos check out our podcast, the R every Thursday at Horizon Hobby is now on Facebook! Visit us at

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