If there's an electrical fire near the batteries... you really don't want to have to reach over them to shut them off...since you'll give the fire a lot more oxygen...
You really want to strap the batteries down or install a wooden bar to hold them down. You really should put covers on the positive terminals, if not both sets.
It would also make a lot more sense to have the battery cables go to the bus bars in a different area of the boat and have the fuse panel and switch located there. It would make it a lot easier to work on them and not risk accidentally shorting the batteries.
BTW, the ATO/ATC fuses go up to 40 amps, not 30.
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a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
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