Ratings of Shore Power Receptacles

Receptacles that provide shore power for boats shall be rated not less than _____.

a) 15A
b) 20A
c) 30A
d) 60A

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: c) 30A

Article 555 covers the installation of wiring and equipment in marinas and boatyards. As per Sec. 555.19(A)(4), "Shore power for boats shall be provided by single receptacles rated not less than 30A."


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