Shore power gone bad

The majority of onboard fires can be traced to faulty or improperly installed electrical systems. The below photo proves no weekend project is too complicated when the services of JD & P. Lopez, esq., are employed. Problems with this homegrown AC installation included the use of cut extension cords for wiring, no circuit breakers, no GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupt) outlets, and no way to secure power other than unplugging the cord at the dock receptacle.

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Capt. F.K. Lanier & Associates, LLC

Marine Surveyors and Consultants