PS contributor Bill Bishop drops a wire “fish” through the cabintop on a powerboat (above).

A Smart, Easy Way to Rewire

A professional installer shares his secrets for rewiring your sailboat.

Running the wires for new electronics requires your best cursing vocabulary, lots of sweat, twisting body contortions, luck, and the occasional bandage. For tips on how to make this job easier, we turned to PS contributor Bill Bishop. A professional marine-electronics installer, Bishop has many ingenious ways to thread a wire from point A to point B.

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