Yacht standard electrical in a van?

September 18, 2023

So, we had this idea - let's take a peek inside some mass-produced RVs and see how their electrical systems hold up. Spoiler alert: not too impressive. Brittle solid core cables running through walls, barely secured wires, and weak over current protection devices. It's like they're winging it!

We didn’t feel like the current RV electrical standards were where we wanted to be so we set sail for inspiration in the yachting world. Yachts deal with saltwater, extreme temperature changes, impacts from rough seas, and all sorts of nautical mayhem. They mean business! So, naturally, we decided to hitch our wagon (or van) to the ABYC (American Boat and Yacht Council) standards. These guys don't mess around.

We even went the extra mile - or nautical mile, you could say - and got certified as Marine Electricians. With us deciding to build our vans to ABYC standards, we can be totally sure that the will more than stand up to the challenges of life on the road, no matter how hard you drive it.

With our vans wired to yacht-worthy perfection, when you roll with us, you're getting the very highest standards that would impress even the most discerning captain. Enough with the puns.

Smooth sailing, my fellow travelers!


RV standards sometimes leave a lot to be desired. We looked at yachting standards and decided that's the level we needed to be at.

Related posts
Announcing the launch our brand-new online 3D van configurator — putting you in the driver's seat to design your dream van like never before.
Outside Digital, an award-winning Global Digital Technology company, have teamed up with Converted Van, one of Utah’s premiere van conversion company to craft an unparalleled online 3D van building experience.
What's better than a RV? Answer: A Yacht. Not such a shocking surprise to learn that their electrical standards are better too...

Talk to a van conversion expert today.

Get in touch ➜
Get in touch ➜