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Grady White 208 Adventurer

PYS know what they’re doing, that’s for darn sure. Their work on the Grady White’s electronics didn’t take that much time, but it was a huge improvement on what I had.

- Alan

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Negative Battery Switching Troubles

We recently had to trouble shoot a problem on a boat that had negative battery switching instead of positive. In North America, everything is switched (and fused) on the…

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Garmin Striker 7sv Fishfinder

If you are in the market for a standalone fishfinder in the $ 500 range, then look at the Garmin Striker 7sv.  This unit has a built-in, high –sensitivity GPS to locate your position…

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Sceptre 41 - "ArielX"

Thanks to the PYS team, our sailboat's electrical system has been upgraded to 2013 standards, allowing ArielX the ability to stay at anchor indefinitely. Now, if only we could say the…

- Henri and Anne

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Voltage Drop in Primary Distribution

Most marine electrical systems will have a DC (direct current) system as part of their electrical design, and for most boats it may form the largest and most intrinsic part…

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Vesper Marine AIS WatchMate 850

Vesper Marine’s AIS WatchMate 850 is an all-in-one transponder with a display, built-in GPS receiver, and patch antenna.  These units now have Anchor Watch letting users to mark where they dropped their anchor and be alerted…

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Tolly 48 - "Tradition 1"

The service I received from PYS was first class. They did exactly what they said they would do, and the cost was exactly as quoted.

- David

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VHF Antennas vs. VHF-AIS Antennas

I recently added a Transmitting AIS antenna to an existing (working) 8 foot Shakespeare VHF antenna with alarming results. It was giving me high VSWR alarms (3.5:1) despite…

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Balmar 6-Series Alternators

Light-duty 6-Series Alternators are engineered to replace most OEM alternators on a wide variety of marine gasoline and diesel engines. Available in outputs ranging from 70 up to 150-amp for 12 volt systems and 70 amps…

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When you boat on British Columbia’s West Coast, you are visiting some of the most beautiful places on earth. Nature can sometimes put you to the test, but your boat doesn’t have to be another challenge. Out on the water, you should be able to leave the stresses of everyday life behind. Pacific Yacht Systems can design and install exactly what you need, so that you feel safe and enjoy your boat to its full potential.

Whether you are starting from scratch or working with what's already there, we believe it is important to consider the "big picture" to make sophisticated systems easy to use. That's why we describe our services as: Boating made simple — by design.

Pacific Yacht Systems works with you to maximize safety, comfort, and performance, so that your boat is right for you.

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What product(s) do you recommend to ensure a great electrical contact and make those connections corrosion free? I am looking at battery connections, light bulb bases (like the ones you will find in trailer lights) and wire crimps. I have come across dielectric grease, Lanocote, Noalox, Penetrox, anti-corrosive…

Contact Cleaner and Corrosion Inhibitor – Syd

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