If you have ever had to do more then basic electrical work on a boat, you know that choosing the correct wire size is one of the most important, yet most difficult parts of the instillation to figure out. Voltage, load, length of wire, allowable voltage drop, and other factors all come in to play. It doesn’t matter if you are installing deck lights or air conditioning, all of these factors must be calculated to determine the correct wire size using charts and complicated formulas.
Ancor Marine Grade™ Products has come out with a handy online tool and app that makes these calculations for you then gives you the correct wire size based on ABYC specifications. There is also a help section that gives explanations that let you complete your project without referencing external documents.