Understand Your Electrical, Manage Your Power & Stay at Anchor

3:00 PM


Jeff Cote

Understand Your Electrical, Manage Your Power & Stay at Anchor

Will your boat’s electrical system handle another day at anchor? Join Jeff Cote, monthly “Tech Talk” columnist for Pacific Yachting Magazine, as he explains how a boat’s electrical system can help provide a worry-free boating experience. Jeff will discuss the benefits of battery chargers, alternators, battery technology, fuel cells, inverters, solar and how they operate together.   He will also explain what certain electrical devices draw along with some simple tips to reduce your power usage. Join us immediately after this presentation in the DIY Garage to get hands-on experience with many of the most common electrical connections.


Jeff is a systems design engineer, avid boater, entrepreneur, the author of the monthly column "Tech Talk" in Pacific Yachting Magazine and a regular yacht club and Power Squadron presenter. His company, Pacific Yacht Systems Inc., provides boaters with easy to use, reliable solutions for marine electrical and electronics. Jeff’s presentations are designed for beginners, tech-savvy, and DIY experts alike.

Room 1

  Vancouver Boat Show