England Section of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine
ABYC Marine Electrical Standards - Troubleshooting Dock Wiring and
Finding AC Ground Faults, Designing to Mitigate Risks
Ed Sherman, American Boat & Yacht Council Director of Educational
this presentation Ed will demonstrate the tools used to determine the integrity
of both dock and on board AC wiring and how to determine if AC ground faults
exist, how to isolate the source, and common onboard sources of this
potentially lethal leakage current.
presentation will look at ABYC standards that are applicable to the mitigation
of risk associated with AC ground faults and discuss the on board design
elements that need to be applied. Additionally, National
Fire Protection Association (NFPA )and National Electric Code
(NEC) requirements for marina dock wiring inspections and ground fault
protection on marina docks will be discussed.
Ed Sherman serves as
Director of Educational Programming for the American Boat & Yacht Council.
In this capacity, he has helped develop the marine industry's most highly regarded
certifications for marine surveyors, service technicians and boat builders. Ed's
training and certification programs are used by the US Navy, US and Canadian
Coast Guards as well as NOAA and Transport Canada to ensure that their small
boat fleets are built and maintained to ABYC Standards.
is a marine industry insider with 40 years of diverse experience as a
technician, service manager, business owner and educator. His publications
include: 12Volt Bible, Outboard Engines, Power Boater's Guide
to Electricity, Advanced Marine Electrics and Electronics
Troubleshooting, and Fundamentals of Marine Service Technology. He
is also a blogger at www.EdsBoatTips.com
ends Monday, November 12th.
pricing ends Thursday, November 8th.
REGISTRATION AND TICKET PAYMENT
Pre-registration is required for the meeting, and tickets
can be purchased above. Remember, we can no longer take walk-ins. REGISTRATION AND TICKET SALES
MONDAY NOVEMBER 12.
Early-bird pricing ends Thursday November 8th.
5:00 PM - Cash Bar Reception
PM - Dinner
PM - Presentation by Ed Sherman
DIRECTIONS AND PARKING
Iron Works Tavern, Upstairs
97 Jefferson Blvd
I-95 North or South
Exit 13 (TF Green Airport Exit)
Take the first exit on right to Jefferson
At the end of ramp, at the lights, turn left onto Jefferson Blvd.
The Iron Works Tavern is on the left in 0.25 miles.
Remember: registration and ticket sales
end on Monday November 12. EARLY-BIRD PRICING ENDS THURSDAY NOVEMBER