Tech Talk Column

Welcome to our Tech Talk Column!

Every month, Pacific Yacht Systems writes a Tech Talk column for Pacific Yachting magazine. These articles cover a variety of topics including DIY projects, boat maintenance, electronics and electrical systems. Pacific Yachting magazine is distributed by retailers in six of the ten provinces/territories in Canada and has thousands of readers across the country! You can read the articles online or view/download the PDF version.

Multiple Battery Chargers

We recently received a question from a fellow boater asking how to most effectively charge his boat’s large battery bank. This is one of the most popular requests we receive. As boaters add more and more comforts to their boats, the battery banks are increasing to accommodate the ever-growing power requirements.

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Recently Published in Tech Talk

Why Are Lithium Iron-Phosphate Batteries So Great?

Published in Pacific Yachting - January 2017

There has been a lot of attention around electric cars lately and the majority of the high end manufacturers are using lithium iron-phosphate (LiFePO4 or LFP) batteries. Some boat manufacturers are choosing lithium but it is not mainstream. Today we are going to look at why it may be time to consider lithium.

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Staying Connected On Your Boat

Published in Pacific Yachting - January 2017

Most boaters agree that being on the water is about getting away from it all but for some of us the internet has become an integral part of boating. No longer just for work and updating family, having a good internet connection on your boat allows you to access real time weather conditions, update navigation software and communicate with…

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The Gadget Gift List

Published in Pacific Yachting - December 2016

Our list of fun new gadgets for everyone on your holiday shopping list!

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