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Cal 39 - "Corra Jane"

PYS did a very nice job on my boat, I would definitely recommend them to other boaters.

- Ian

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Engine Starter Circuit

A common calamity for which we often get requests for a service call is the engine failing to start or even “turn over”.

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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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Ferretti 592 - "Freya"

I’ve had about fifteen boats in my day, so I know the difference good service makes.

- Peter

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Electromagnetic Fields on Your Boat

Electromagnetic forces (EMF) are one of the four fundamental forces in nature, and although they exist naturally, they can also be created. Any wire carrying any amount of…

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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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Sun Cruiser - "Bella Vita"

The people at PYS are boaters themselves and they really care about what is happening on your boat and the service you’re getting. Jeff is one of the good guys.

- Jim

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Battery Bank Integrity

Batteries, once cabled together to form a single bank, will only charge and discharge equally if care is taken in the initial design and configuration of the bank, and consideration…

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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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My windlass stopped working. Specifically, the solenoid continues to switch, making the “clicking” noise, yet the windlass does not respond. I’ve used a multimeter to test input voltage on the solenoid, which displays good at 12 volts. I’ve also used a continuity test at the output posts of the solenoid,…

Jeff – Windlass Clicking Noise

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