electrical services, electrician, lighting designs
Written by Larry Cook

Benefits from Improving Your Marina’s Lighting

You may have a marina or a boat kept inside one. Now that another fun boating season is back, you’ve been thinking of investing in a lighting upgrade. There are several great benefits you’ll get from going forward with this project. Remember to call a licensed electrician who has experience lighting marinas for the best results. 


You may not realize how beautiful your marina can look at night because of its lighting. When you add lighting, your marina also increases its visibility, enhancing the value of your property whether it is a residence or business. Lighting design can be as simple or complex as you desire. Nowadays, lights can even be controlled by an app on your smartphone or tablet. There are even ways to program how they work, depending on the mood you want to create.


Upgrading your marina’s lighting will promote safety at night. Walkways that are well-lit will allow people to move about safely, helping to prevent accidents like slips, trips, and falls. Inadequate lighting on your property exposes you to more liability from lawsuits. Obviously, the proximity to water makes the environment even more dangerous. Another activity made safer by well-designed marina lighting occurs when passengers come board or disembark from a boat. Properly positioned lights will make these movements much safer.


A dark marina will be more vulnerable to criminals, vandals, and trespassers. A sound lighting scheme can greatly increase the security of your property, protecting your home or residence, as well as your boat. When a marina is adequately illuminated, people also feel more secure. This is especially important for first-time visitors who are unfamiliar with the grounds. Good lighting will give them a stronger sense of security at night.

Electrical Peace of Mind

Providing professional electricians since 1988 in Maryland, Cook Electric is the company you can rely on for all your electrical service needs, including:

  • Commercial & Residential Electrical Installations
  • Marina & Residential Pier Wiring
  • Electrical Service & Repair
  • Specialty Electrical Services

For knowledgeable, fair, honest, reliable, and conscientious service, call Cook Electric today at (410) 266-9040. We will be very glad to help you.