Online Course: Network

Get control of network setup, installation and communication

This course focus on the different types of networks. Among other things, you’ll learn:


Low and high speed networks as well as engine data


Cord colors, terminations and drip cables


Connection to, among other things, GPS and VHF


Communication phrases


Network troubleshooting


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  • Online video course
  • 155 minute video lesson
  • Theory, examples and in-action videos
  • Can be viewed on computer, tablet and mobile
  • 3 years unlimited access to the videos
  • 15-page e-book and slides for download
  • Admission as soon as the course is paid
  • Technical support via email
  • Personal certificate



This course covers low-speed networks: NMEA0183, NMEA2000, Seatalk NG, and Simnet. The course also goes in-depth with high-speed networks such as LAN and wireless networking. 


Also, the exchange of motor data over a J1939 network and connection to NMEA2000 is reviewed.


Wire colors, terminations, drop cables, and installation, including backbone, are reviewed. It explains how to connect different equipment, e.g., GPS to VHF.


Examples are shown of the communication phrases that are sent between different equipment on board. Here is how a PC can be used to display the sentences and how to generally troubleshoot networks.

Your Teacher

Lars Doktor Kristensen

With more than 20 years of experience in electricity and electrical equipment on everything from small pleasure boats to luxury yachts and large container ships through his own business, Lars knows what he is talking about.

Throughout the years, Lars has hosted several events in boat clubs in North Zealand. Therefore, he knows what type of knowledge is needed among sailors.

As a certified instructor, Lars is the perfect conveyer. His aim is to spread awareness of electrical safety across the world.