Installing a fuel sensor or fuel monitoring system on your boat is not just another project to be left on the back burner. There are many benefits to having one on board, not just for your boat, but also for the environment. So how exactly do fuel sensors work? What are the benefits of having one? And what should you keep in mind if installing one on your boat? Let us find out!
Fuel sensors accurately record total fuel consumed and identify optimum boating speed. This helps you construct a fuel/speed curve for your vessel. This chart can then help you find your boat's sweet spot, therefore increasing your effective range. Using your fuel efficiently helps save money and also the environment since you will consume less fuel. Installing a fuel sensor with an NMEA backbone is simple and can be a DIY project. Here are a few pointers to keep in mind while going through this installation process:
To see different options when it comes to choosing the right fuel sensor for your boat, check out the our reviews on products such as the Garmin GHP10, Lowrance EP-60R and Maretron FFM110 fuel sensors. We hope you have found this article to be informative. Please let us know if you have a blog idea for us!