Part II of the “In Preparation for Cruising” series with instructor Jeff Cote of Pacific Yacht Systems  will cover troubleshooting electrical and electronics systems. It will also provide details on energy planning, as well as jury rigging and repairs while on the water.
This course is intended for any cruising boater, not just the skipper, who wants to learn more about electricity and electronics in the boating environment.
A systems design engineer (BASc), Jeff is actively involved in the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and is a member of its Certified Marine Electronics Technician development committee. As Western Canada’s only NMEA instructor, he holds a NMEA advanced marine electronic installer certification; he also holds marine electrical certification through the American Boat and Yacht Council. Jeff is a certified installer of Raymarine and Garmin electronics.