Grand Lake Sail & Power Squadron, a member of the United States Power Squadrons is offering its Marine Electrical Systems Class to the general public.

The Marine Electrical Systems course is presented in seven chapters that start with an explanation of what electricity is, followed by discussions on boat electrical wiring, DC and AC electrical systems, galvanic and stray current corrosion, lightning protection, and ends with troubleshooting of boat electrical problems.

The course includes detailed instructions on how to use a multimeter, how to solder and crimp electrical wiring circuits, and how to read electrical wiring diagrams.

This course can be used as a reference guide for anyone interested in properly maintaining their boat electrical system.

Chapter 1: Properties of Electricity

Chapter 2: Boat Electrical Wiring Practices

Chapter 3: Direct Current Power

Chapter 4: Alternating Current Power

Chapter 5: Galvanic and Stray Current Corrosion

Chapter 6: Lightning Protection

Chapter 7: Troubleshooting

Classes begin October 26th, 2015, at 6:00 pm in the Grand Lake Visitors Center, 9630 Highway 59 North, Grove, OK 74344. David Sloan will be the class instructor.

Pre-registration is required no later than October 21st. The fee for this class is $52.00.

Contact David Sloan by email or telephone No later than October 21st if there is an interest. (918) 786-4871 or [email protected].