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Depends what you want.

On a powerboat, I usually just install a batter charger inlet, a battery charger/maintainer or charger/inverter (for 110 when not plugged into shore power), then add a 110 outlet in the cabin. Instead of carrying a large 50' 50amp (giant) cord, I use a 100' extension cord with a shore power to 110 adapter on one end to plug into the dock. This allows you to keep overall weight down, run everything on the boat at once and not care about the batteries, and have a 110 outlet for a just in case.

Charger, either the 2 or 3 depending on batteries:
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=683

Or something like this for power 110 when not plugged to shorepower:
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=678

The receptical for the boat:
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=311
You can run a standard type receptical on the boat but these are less money and smaller. So you can hide them in a side panel or run off the transom.

One of these in the cabin:
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=311

and one of these to adapt the extension cord to the dock receptical: (not sure if the one below is correct but it looks like this with 110 on the opposite side for a extension cord)
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=311
 

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wildthing3572001 said:
I just added shore power with outlets in the cabin a battery charger and air conditioning. Well worth it!
Jeff and Norm of Bay Performance did ours too, and IMHO it's the best upgrade we've done to the boat! :vcol:
 

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Twin27Advantage said:
Depends what you want.

On a powerboat, I usually just install a batter charger inlet, a battery charger/maintainer or charger/inverter (for 110 when not plugged into shore power), then add a 110 outlet in the cabin. Instead of carrying a large 50' 50amp (giant) cord, I use a 100' extension cord with a shore power to 110 adapter on one end to plug into the dock. This allows you to keep overall weight down, run everything on the boat at once and not care about the batteries, and have a 110 outlet for a just in case.

Charger, either the 2 or 3 depending on batteries:
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=683

Or something like this for power 110 when not plugged to shorepower:
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=678

The receptical for the boat:
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=311
You can run a standard type receptical on the boat but these are less money and smaller. So you can hide them in a side panel or run off the transom.

One of these in the cabin:
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=311

and one of these to adapt the extension cord to the dock receptical: (not sure if the one below is correct but it looks like this with 110 on the opposite side for a extension cord)
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wc...=true&storeNum=5002&subdeptNum=9&classNum=311
Going to be adding a charging and isolator system to the boat. I like this idea, wont have to worry about a breaker system. Do you have any pics of the receptical installed? Did you mount to the outside?
 

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Norm and I did it in one day...installed an AC and battery charger too. It was stinking hot that day and it took about 9 hours but everything is great. I did most of the work and Norm directed me and hooked up the wiring.
 
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