What's the deal with Marine Wire?
Marine wire is a generic term used to describe electrical wire suitable for use in the marine environment. So why would we need a "special wire" to use in marine electrical installations...I mean copper is copper right?
Well there are some considerations when finding a suitable wire for any installation. For this particular case of boats and their wiring needs we have to consider the immediate environment surrounding these installations. First, obviously is that there's water around so it would be handy to have a wire that is rated water resistant just to be safe. Another issue is