8 AWG Marine Wire, per foot

Original price was: CAD $1.09.Current price is: CAD $0.65.

USA Manufactured Marine Flexible Battery Wire.  Conforms to UL 1426 BC5W2, stranded, tinned conductors.

Jacket is resistant to acids, abrasion, alkali, flame, gasoline, moisture, and oil.

600V rating.

Conforms to the following standards:

ABYC E-11, NMMA, USCG 33 CFR Part 183.430, 183.435, SAE J378, 1127, 1128.


We sell our 8 AWG Marine Wire by the foot.  Optionally, we can crimp lugs on the wire you order with our Battery Lug Crimp Install Service.

The best cable assembly starts with the best wire. And we obsess about wire and quality connections for our customers boat above all. Vertex Marine was our favorite, right from the start. Unmatched jacket quality, copper purity and tinning, in addition to a high strand count for the best flexibility.

All of the different AWG sizes of their stranded marine wire starts with a tinned .010″ multiple count.  8 AWG has a strand count of 164 strands.


This “multi-rate” boat wire meets or exceeds the following approvals:
  • ABYC E-11, NMMA
  • USCG 33
  • CFR Part 183.430, 183.435
  • UL Standards 1426, 1063, 83, 758.
  • SAE J378, 1127, 1128
  • BC-5W2 MTW THW AWM 1024/1028/1228/1231/1336/1032 TEW
  • Temperature rating is 105C / 75C Wet.  Oil Resistant PVC Jacket.
  • Insulation is rated at 600V.
  • Wire is made in the USA.  Meets RoHS Standards.


Golden Channels Commitment to Quality

Vertex marine makes our 8 AWG Marine Wire.  Most importantly, pure copper, individually tinned strands.  Secondly, each strand is tiny, and this provides flexibility to the wire.  Thirdly, a 1426 rating.  Lastly, a heavy duty, oil resistant jacket to protect the conductor.

Better Connected™ cables come with a two year free, no questions asked replacement warranty.  Please see our warranty terms section on our website for details.

Don’t forget to get a lesson in how to select the best wiring for your trolling motor install from our Trolling Motor Wire Calculator:

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Finally, we love talking about trolling motors, and marine electrical.  Therefore, if you need help, please drop us a line:

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Additional information

Weight .07 lbs
Wire Color

Black, Red, Yellow


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