Getting to Know the Electronic Functions on Your Boat


While a motor powers your boat, the electrical system powers everything else. That is why it is smart for fishing boat owners to know exactly how their boat’s electrical system functions. Newer boats, equipped with outboard motors, have a complex electrical systems and it is important for owners to know how it functions and distributes power throughout the boat. Here’s a closer look at the major components that rely on your boat’s electrical system.


Outboard motors are equipped with two types of batteries, cranking and storage. The purpose of the cranking…

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