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Beneteau 33 - "Alegria"

Now, with our new electrical system, we can anchor out for one or two nights without plugging in. It keeps our beer and wine cold!

- 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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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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Beneteau 42 First - "Ocean Grace"

The surveyor stated that the DC electrical system in this Beneteau 42 First [as designed and installed by PYS] was the best he had ever seen.

- Lyall

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ELCI Breaker with an Inverter/Charger

Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter (ELCI) breakers are fairly new in the North American marine industry. Older boats are not equipped with them however they are now in…

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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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Azimut 75 - "Koochuloo"

When I called PYS, they responded promptly and kept good communication with me, either by email or phone. They provided constant updates as to where the parts were and what they would…

- Bryan

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Thermal vs. Magnetic Circuit Breakers

Thermal circuit breakers respond to over-current situations, as their name implies, by the circuit generating an inordinate amount of heat causing the bimetal contacts inside…

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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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