There is a lot of misunderstanding about how corrosion of underwater metal happens on a boat and how being in a marina effects underwater metal corrosion. Often mislabeled as “Electrolysis” which is a different process, it should correctly be referred to as “galvanic corrosion.”
Where the sparks fly and we try not to let the blue smoke out of the box.
Batteries are the heart of your boats electrical system. They can also be a very dangerous part of your electrical system if not correctly installed. Batteries contain a large amount of energy along with some not pleasant chemicals, which can leak causing corrosion and damage […]
By Capt. Wayne Canning, AMS Today’s boats are more comfortable and filled with shore side amenities than ever before. We like our Air conditioning TVs and microwave ovens. Nothing wrong with that. But as we place more electrical demands on our boats we also place […]